I had understood Mirek's proposal to mean that there would be one "official"
online font repository, or perhaps several.
Embedding a non-embeddable font in a document file is simply not possible,
according to what I've read so far. Installing an installable font embedded
in a file as a system font was once possible (in Windows) but not anymore.
So of the four levels of embedding/licensing, "Installable" is irrelevant
because inoperative (in Windows). "Embeddable" is not a worry because it is
governed by the font itself, likewise "Print/Preview". Even if I wanted to
breach the license by embedding when I am not allowed to I could not. The
same for "No embedding allowed" -- again, the font controls and a user has
no say in the matter.
I guess there would still be the matter of distribution/copying rights to
worry about, which is distinct from the four levels of embedding licensing.
And, good point about some people not being online all the time.
Steve Edmonds-2 wrote:
Without the font being packaged in the document the only solution would
then be to post them on line, encouraging breaking the license terms,
unless I had a personal online font repository.
View this message in context:
Sent from the Discuss mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
Unsubscribe instructions: E-mail to email@example.com
*** All posts to this list are publicly archived for eternity ***
- Re: RE : [tdf-discuss] Re: Feature request - embed font (continued)
Impressum (Legal Info)
: Unless otherwise specified, all text and images
on this website are licensed under the
Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License
This does not include the source code of LibreOffice, which is
licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPLv2
"LibreOffice" and "The Document Foundation" are
registered trademarks of their corresponding registered owners or are
in actual use as trademarks in one or more countries. Their respective
logos and icons are also subject to international copyright laws. Use
thereof is explained in our trademark policy