From: John Hudson (email@example.com)
Date: Sat Dec 04 2004 - 14:09:45 CST
Philippe Verdy wrote:
> What is strange also is that the www.opentype.org web site is a page
> whose title refers to "Arial Unicode MS". Isn't it a Microsoft font?
> These things all combined are very intrigating.
Arial is a Monotype face: design, copyright, trademark. Always has been. Arial Unicode MS
is one font in the Arial family, made for MS but still Monotype's IP.
> Is there a way outside OpenType for other system vendors than Microsoft
> and Apple? This standard loks more and more proprietary...
It has always been a proprietary font format. It has never been anything but proprietary.
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