[OS X TeX] Current "best practice" for Lucida under TeXShop [OT]

Ralph Martin Ralph.Martin at cs.cardiff.ac.uk
Tue Jan 25 06:09:48 EST 2005

On 25 Jan 2005, at 11:05 am, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 25 Jan 2005, at 10:33 am, Ralph Martin wrote:
>> On 25 Jan 2005, at 10:21 am, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>>> ... Apple's Software License Agreement ...
>>> "The software, documentation and any fonts accompanying this License 
>>> ..."
>>> "This License allows you to install and use one copy of the Apple 
>>> Software on a single computer at a time"
>> It does get a bit silly, doesn't it. ... "Using" any piece of 
>> software normally involves such transient "copying" into 
>> memory--multiple times, what with the cache on the hard drive, the 
>> CPU caches, etc.
> OTOH, making a persistent copy or derivative on your hard drive, such 
> as by using FontForge to convert to Type 1, re-encode the font, etc., 
> would pretty clearly be contrary to these license terms.

And so is embedding font subsets into pdf documents. This license 
clearly needs rewriting.

Best wishes

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