From: Martin J. Dürst (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Aug 02 2010 - 20:07:33 CDT
I hope you still remember that I am one of the (apparently very few)
people who paid for Everson Mono. That was more than ten years ago.
On 2010/08/03 1:02, Michael Everson wrote:
> On 2 Aug 2010, at 13:10, Leonardo Boiko wrote:
>> When did I say there was something shameful about non-freeness? I only said, and I quote, that it’s not my thing.
> I find the term "non-free" to smack of élitism and a view that commerce is undesirable. And I'm not even very good at being a merchant.
Instead of criticising a term, would you mind proposing a different term?
>> It’s much simpler, for me, to stick to an automated system that guarantees freedom.
> Indeed? Let us weep for those benighted folks who shackled themselves to the world of pecuniary transaction by choosing to render a shareware fee for Everson Mono....
Nobody has to weep for me. I actually haven't used Everson Mono much,
I'm not even sure whether I ever used it, but at the time I found the
idea that somebody was working on a font that covered Unicode really
worthy of support.
-- #-# Martin J. Dürst, Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University #-# http://www.sw.it.aoyama.ac.jp mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
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