Re: [Lohit-devel-list] Planning to drop Reserved Font Name (RFN) from OFL.txt

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On गुरुवार 27 डिसेंबर 2012 08:55 म.नं., Dave Crossland wrote:
> On 27 December 2012 15:23, Richard Fontana <rfontana@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 11:04:12AM +0000, Dave Crossland wrote:
>>> On 27 December 2012 08:57, Pravin Satpute <psatpute@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> 2. Added Trademark line in COPYRIGHT file
>>> I am very confused - this contradicts the idea of dropping of the RFN.
>> That statement itself seems to contradict something you said on this
>> list on 6 December 2012 regarding Overpass:
>>   If 'Overpass' is considered a valuable Red Hat trademark, I'd
>>   personally suggest declaring trademark notices alongside copyright
>>   notices for both licenses.
>> (unless I misunderstood it).
>> In any case, I don't see a contradiction. The RFN is used to add a
>> trademark-like copyright condition to the OFL. The trademark notice is
>> just a trademark notice.
> Right - but Pravin said,
>>>> we have decided to drop RFN from Lohit fonts.
> which suggest removing trademark notices also.

I understood the concern you raised regarding distributed font
development. I think we need some protection from License itself for
this purpose.

Pravin Satpute
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