[OS X TeX] Hey, that's really nice! Thanks Pete.

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Mon Nov 16 15:37:56 EST 2009

On 16 Nov 2009, at 19:38, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 16.11.2009 um 19:20 schrieb Herbert Schulz:
>> creating a new font library and pointing it to /usr/local/texlive/ 
>> 2009/fonts/opentype/ makes all the opentype fonts that are part of  
>> MacTeX(TeX Live)-2009 available to the system
> Similarly it's possible to integrate fonts (or font packs with  
> support for non-Latin scripts) from Adobe products (Reader etc.) for  
> XeTeX – or from an MS Losedos installation with Bootcamp... (these  
> could be more useful)

...although I believe the license for Adobe's font packs only permits  
their use with those specific Adobe software products; and I wouldn't  
be surprised if something similar applies to the fonts included with  

IANAL ..... just a reminder that font licenses may be quite specific  
about what you are allowed to do. Just because a font is on your hard  
disk does not necessarily mean you have unrestricted rights to use it  
in whatever way you wish.

The fonts shipped with TeX Live are, of course, "free software" so  
there should be no licensing issues there.


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