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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 17:21:57 +0000
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
CC: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, Ken Lunde <lunde@adobe.com>, "public-css-testsuite@w3.org" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1B925CC2-5044-4285-A3E8-91138971D2F9@gluesoft.co.jp>
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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