Re: 'No Character' symbol

From: Peter Edberg (
Date: Fri May 05 2006 - 11:07:08 CST

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    Please note the following comment in (e.g.)

    # 0xF8FF Apple logo
    # NOTE: The graphic image associated with the Apple logo character
    # is not authorized for use without permission of Apple, and
    # unauthorized use might constitute trademark infringement.

    -Peter Edberg
    Apple Computer, Inc.

    On May 5, 2006, at 6:51 AM, Adam Twardoch wrote:

    > Richard Wordingham wrote:
    >> for example, the Apple logo should not be accessible on a Windows
    >> platform!
    > The Microsoft Typography Hinting and Production Guidelines document
    > defines criteria that must be met by fonts that are produced *for
    > Microsoft* (i.e. are commissioned for or licensed by Microsoft for
    > inclusion in Windows, Office or other applications). There is a
    > passage "For Microsoft fonts, a legal restriction requires that
    > character code 240 (Apple logo) in 'cmap' 1, 0 must be mapped to
    > the missing glyph." (
    > ProductionGuidelines.mspx ).
    > I see no reason for drawing a conclusion that in general-purpose
    > fonts, the Apple logo should not be accessible on Windows.
    > A.

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