[Wikipedia-l] Distributing fonts

Yann Forget yann at forget-me.net
Sat Aug 14 11:35:42 UTC 2004


Le Friday 13 August 2004 21:16, Magnus Manske a écrit :
> Gerard.Meijssen wrote:
> >I have been amazed at the passions that were stirred up when I proposed
> > that we distribute free fonts.
> I was amazed as well. I didn't bother to look through the Credits page,
> but if the fonts are free as in GPL/GFDL, did anyone of the bickering
> crowd actually consider building TTFs from the files, upload these at
> wikipedia, and offering them for convenient download there, with proper
> credits?
> We could also upload a free OGG player or the like. [[Wikipedia:Software
> resources]] or something.
> Magnus

I was not asked to give my opinion, still here it is. ;o)

I think it's a nice idea to provide tools necessary to read and listen to 
Wikipedia (free fonts and an OGG player). It doesn't harm anyone but it could 
help many.


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