Two important issues...

Alan Kay Alan.Kay at
Tue Feb 18 16:41:15 UTC 2003

Everyone  --

Recall Andrew's opinions that bit-map fonts are sharable and cannot 
be restricted. I think this is a nonissue.



At 8:04 AM -0800 2/18/03, John W. Sarkela wrote:
>The Squeak World Tour strategy was to leave the original license
>untouched, but add an attachment to the original license noting
>that the Apple/Microsoft IP (the fonts) had been removed.
>ie, Keep the original license, add info indicating that the clauses
>with respect to Apple and Microsoft do not apply to anything
>in the work.
>On Tuesday, February 18, 2003, at 06:10 AM, goran.hultgren at wrote:
>>Jimmie Houchin <jhouchin at> wrote:
>>>goran.hultgren at wrote:
>>>>Avi Bryant <avi at> wrote:
>>>>>On Tue, 18 Feb 2003 goran.hultgren at wrote:
>>>>And exactly how a license can be revoced (correct word?) depend on the
>>>>license I think, they aren't always "forever".
>>>To my understanding a license cannot be revoked. It is forever for the
>>>source that it was distributed with.
>>There are plenty of people who are not so sure of this - and they seem
>>much more knowledgeable than you and me, see for example:
>>regards, Göran


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