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Re: Using open source fonts in CSS test suites?

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:12:58 +0000
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: Ken Lunde <lunde@adobe.com>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <AFB9BFD6-E295-4B22-AB44-2351AC30228B@gluesoft.co.jp>
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
> 
Received on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 17:13:32 UTC

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