From: Doug Ewell (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Jun 01 2010 - 13:16:25 CDT
"V. M. Kumaraswamy" wrote:
>> I'm not sure what you mean here... What you call "Unicode" font
>> is a font including the glyphs scanned from the book "Unicode
> What I mean is one of the font devloper has stolen GLYPHS of another font
> which were available on the website and developed his font without taking
> permission or even informing the owner of the font. This font was selling to
> general public for an amount. People were buying this font for their use.
> Now the developer who did the font, is giving it to public as free
> fonts, saying that he developed the font. Now the developer publishes that
> fonts are Uniocde fonts on developer website. Is this can be done ??
> Unicode Consortium need to think about these kind of things that are
> happenning. That is stealing of IPR of others.
This is an altogether different line of argument from whether Unicode is
a standard, or whether the Unicode Consortium standardizes fonts.
If any font vendor who is a member of the Consortium had their IPR
stolen, you can bet they will take appropriate corporate action. I find
it hard to imagine that any of the Consortium companies did the
Beyond that, this is not really a matter for the Consortium. A "Unicode
font" is not one that contains glyphs taken from the Unicode site or
from any vendor's font. The Consortium has stated this repeatedly, in
the FAQ and elsewhere.
-- Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA | http://www.ewellic.org RFC 5645, 4645, UTN #14 | <link removed due to spam filters>
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