Sorry John, I'm in a hurry to respond to everyone between renders here at
work, so I apologise about the name.
A font based on a non-open font (which contains original non-free
characters) is not an Open Font, even if the new characters are Open. Can
you verify that none of the characters from this font are from the
original, proprietary Pushkin font? We have to be careful. If you can
verify that, and that the original maker of Pushkin is not going to come
after us with lawsuits for copying their font, I will add it to the list
On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 10:22 AM, John Cliff <john.cliff@...400...> wrote:
All of those have been the case for years, as I asked, why I'd it
There's an open font based on Pushkin's handwriting that has all the extra
And its John by the way, Cliffs my surname.
On 23 Sep 2015 10:14, "C R" <cajhne@...400...> wrote:
> Hi Cliff. The collection of fonts that Google has were not all designed
> by google, they are just available through Google. People at Google
> collected them from all over the internet, and provide access to them
> through their servers as a means of making them available to everyone,
> everywhere so there is no need to use the default "safe" webfonts in web
> pages, which are not only proprietary, but quite limited.
> The problems with Pushkin are:
> Reasons for this are:
> 1. We can not change the font - Thus, we are unable to add extra
> character support for other languages.
> 2. We can not use the font elsewhere without paying more license fees,
> and we would like to be able to use the same font on the website, in
> tutorial videos, and other user documentation.
> 3. We can not distribute the font with Inkscape materials without paying
> license fees.
> 4. Our users can't use the font in their own materials without paying
> license fees.
> 5. Open fonts rock, in all the same ways that Open Source software rocks,
> and contributes to creative freedom, which is in line with the project's
> creedo "Draw Freely".
> Thanks for your suggestions. :)
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 9:43 AM, John Cliff <john.cliff@...400...> wrote:
>> Still think Pushkin is better than all the others, and it has actual
>> meaning, as opposed to being some random script designed by google. He was
>> an artist who was heavily censored, draw freely would have resonated with
>> him I think.
>> We've been happily using it for years, why is it suddenly such an issue?
>> On 14 Sep 2015 08:59, "Tavmjong Bah" <tavmjong@...8...> wrote:
>>> Of all the samples in the original list I like Alex Brush the best.
>>> (Nice job on creating that page!) But to tell you the truth, I like
>>> Pushkin better than all the choices. It just reflects the slogan
>>> On Mon, 2015-09-14 at 08:44 +0100, C R wrote:
>>> > Cool, thanks for the votes. I'm keeping a tally of votes in this
>>> > -time spreadsheet (bookmark it for the latest results):
>>> > https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1rIrpehWI6thTPNItIsGCX1CLFgYnc
>>> > RXNzcFm11pSULg/edit?usp=sharing
>>> > I'll be on #inkscape for the next few days to collect as many votes
>>> > as possible.
>>> > If anyone knows someone who should have a vote on this, just send me
>>> > the name and the vote choices (name, so I don't accidentally
>>> > duplicate votes).
>>> > Happy Monday. :)
>>> > -C
>>> > On Mon, Sep 14, 2015 at 8:27 AM, Jabier Arraiza <
>>> > jabier.arraiza@...2893...> wrote:
>>> > > On dom, 2015-09-13 at 22:03 +0100, C R wrote:
>>> > > > 7. Euphoria Script
>>> > > > 8. Great Vibes
>>> > >
>>> > > My vote for 7 and near 8. Maybe 8 beter because has ligatures
>>> > > Regards.
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > >
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