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Re: Using open source fonts in CSS test suites?

From: Ken Lunde <lunde@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2014 18:52:12 +0000
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
CC: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <25D442CF-FBCF-4C13-B1F0-B7128DF18D71@adobe.com>
Koji,

Apologies for the delay in replying. I was trying to enjoy the Thanksgiving Day break by clearing my head.

Anyway, the files under the latest URL you provided seems to be an accurate mirror of the installable font resources and their license.

Regards...

-- Ken

> On Nov 26, 2014, at 9:21 AM, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp> wrote:
> 
> Actually, I put wrong README, so replaced that. Probably the files[1] is easier to review.
> 
> [1] http://hg.csswg.org/test/file/tip/fonts/adobe-fonts
> 
> /koji
> 
> On Nov 27, 2014, at 2:12 AM, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp> wrote:
> 
>> Done, thank you Chris for the very kind instructions!!
>> 
>> Ken, please let me know if I did anything incorrectly[1].
>> 
>> [1] http://hg.csswg.org/test/rev/e499e546d100
>> 
>> /koji
>> 
>> On Nov 25, 2014, at 12:26 AM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hello Ken,
>>> 
>>> Monday, November 24, 2014, 2:28:10 PM, you wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Koji,
>>> 
>>>> And, as the developer of those fonts, I am willing to make changes
>>>> and additions to make them more useful for CSS Test Suite purposes.
>>> 
>>> Ken, that is very generous and helpful of you!
>>> 
>>> Koji, what I said earlier about "with modification" would more
>>> precisely be "with modification done by someone other than the
>>> designer of the font". If Ken makes changes that are needed for the
>>> CSS test suite, the OFL carries over to the modified font and a name
>>> change is neither needed nor desirable.
>>> 
>>>> I am not familiar with how the CSS test suites work, so I would
>>>> need to be specific instructions about what needs to be changed or
>>>> added, even if it means creating additional font resources. I
>>>> basically need to know the specifications/dimensions of any glyphs
>>>> that need to be designed, how they are to be encoded, and what
>>>> OpenType features, if any, need to be defined.
>>> 
>>>> Regards...
>>> 
>>>> -- Ken
>>> 
>>>>> On Nov 24, 2014, at 4:05 AM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Hello Koji,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Sunday, November 23, 2014, 3:49:43 PM, you wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Could someone please teach me how I could use open source fonts in
>>>>>> CSS test suites? The font in question is the one Ken Lunde created
>>>>>> for the testing purposes[1], and its license is SIL OPEN FONT LICENSE, available here[2].
>>>>> 
>>>>> Yes, that font can be used for testing because the license does not
>>>>> prevent free redistribution.
>>>>> 
>>>>> If the font is used without modification, nothing else needs to be
>>>>> done.
>>>>> 
>>>>> If the font is modified in any way (subsetting, adding or removing
>>>>> OpenType features, etc) then it can still be used, but under the terms
>>>>> of the license it must be renamed and the new name must not use any
>>>>> part of the "reserved name" specified in the license.
>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I found the fonts/CSSTest directory[3] contains bunch of fonts
>>>>>> along with the same SIL LICENSE file, though the date is slightly
>>>>>> different. Is creating a directory under fonts and putting the
>>>>>> LICENSE file and README file good enough?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Yes.
>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> [1] http://sourceforge.net/adobe/csso9ntestfonts/wiki/Home/ 
>>>>>> [2] http://sourceforge.net/adobe/csso9ntestfonts/wiki/License/ 
>>>>>> [3] http://hg.csswg.org/test/file/tip/fonts/CSSTest 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> /koji 
>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> -- 
>>>>> Best regards,
>>>>> Chris Lilley, Technical Director, W3C Interaction Domain
>>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -- 
>>> Best regards,
>>> Chris Lilley, Technical Director, W3C Interaction Domain
>>> 
>> 
>> 
> 
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