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Re: [opensuse] Microsoft fonts
  • From: Amedee Van Gasse <amedee@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 01:36:06 +0100
  • Message-id: <496D3376.3040307@xxxxxxxxx>
Basil Chupin schreef:
Duaine & Laura Hechler wrote:
I'm probably going to answer my one question but why can't MS fonts be
included in Linux distros?

Is it because they are proprietary ?

Are you aware of anything M$ which is covered by GNU and therefore open
source?

Yes. It looks like *you* aren't. :-p
http://www.microsoft.com/opensource/

(There will always be this one guy that will know about the one obscure
exception to your rule, and Murphy's Law dictates that this one guy will
feel an urge to share his knowledge about that exception).

Anyway, didn't Suse/Novell sign a deal with Microsoft? I don't know or
care about the details...

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Amedee
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