From: John Cowan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Dec 08 2004 - 08:28:10 CST
Michael Everson scripsit:
> >I think it's more accurate to say that you need to find a way to
> >compensate the font developer for his effort; this need not involve
> >I, for example, create programs and give them to people for a reward I
> >consider sufficient; professionally, I write bespoke software which is
> >not useful to anyone but my employer; some 90% of all software written
> >is in this class.
> Read: "my employer pays me to make software".
Yes, of course; I thought that was implicit. My point is that not all
the software made is paid for, not by a long chalk, and most of what is
made is not sold to anyone. Neither of these things is true of fonts
in any but the most trivial ways -- yet.
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