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Apr
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answered Switching to GIMP from CS5.5. Is it feasible?
Apr
23
answered Is it legal to use copyrighted fonts without a license for non-profit projects?
Apr
22
comment What is a quick and concise way to explain online font licensing to a customer?
"Why should I pay that?" - "Because that is the cost that the font maker charges for using this font online. If you prefer, we could choose a suitable alternative that would not cost anything extra." - just my suggestion. Make it a choice of two things - pay the money or don't use the exact font. Don't make it a choice between infringing and being honest - if that's the way the client thinks, then I feel for you as it sounds like a difficult client.
Apr
22
revised What computer subsystem is responsible for font kerning?
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Apr
22
comment Is it acceptable to include portfolio items from adult-themed projects?
I notice the question title has now been edited which is good.
Apr
22
comment Is it legal to use copyrighted fonts without a license for non-profit projects?
That is correct. So the issue is probably in your use of the word "font", which in my book is a digital file used to create lettering in a given typeface.
Apr
22
revised What is a quick and concise way to explain online font licensing to a customer?
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Apr
22
comment What is a quick and concise way to explain online font licensing to a customer?
A person who doesn't grasp font licensing may be just as unlikely to know that you don't have the right to show a DVD in a public place. I wouldn't be surprised if that was news to a lot of people.
Apr
22
answered What is a quick and concise way to explain online font licensing to a customer?
Apr
22
comment Is it legal to use copyrighted fonts without a license for non-profit projects?
Incorrect. Fonts are most definitely protected by copyright in the US. You are thinking about the typeface. The font file is copyrighted, the typeface that the font creates isn't.
Apr
22
revised What computer subsystem is responsible for font kerning?
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Apr
22
comment What computer subsystem is responsible for font kerning?
Monospace fonts don't contain kerning information for obvious reasons. Also, many fonts designed for on-screen use, such as Georgia (designed by Matthew Carter), don't either. As for free fonts, it depends where you go. Fonts listed at Google Web Fonts generally do provide decent kerning, especially the more popular ones.
Apr
22
answered What computer subsystem is responsible for font kerning?
Apr
8
revised Gimp : difference between crop and canvas size
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Apr
4
comment Can I commercially use a logo that was made using URW Chancery L?
Not to mention that the GPL allows for commercial use anyway.
Apr
3
revised Free for commercial font like windows metro
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Apr
3
revised Can I commercially use a logo that was made using URW Chancery L?
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Apr
3
comment Can I commercially use a logo that was made using URW Chancery L?
A software license cannot restrict what you can do with artwork generated with that software. For instance, Photoshop cannot dictate what you can and can't do with artwork you generate with Photoshop. It can only cover things like how you use Photoshop itself: are you providing it to students for educational use? Are you a designer using it as part of your business? Things like that. But if the student then goes and makes a logo with that copy, the software license cannot demand royalties if the student then sells that logo. The logo is the students' own work to exploit as they wish.
Apr
3
answered Can I commercially use a logo that was made using URW Chancery L?
Apr
3
comment Can you identify the font used in this CAPTCHA please?
Those images are being blocked by my internet security software because the site they're on is supposedly infected with a malware script called "Mal/HTMLGen-A".