[tex-live] Fwd: Computer Modern

TUG Office office@tug.org
Fri, 13 Jul 2001 09:28:39 -0700

Can anyone help this fellow?

>X-From_: pfreitas@mediabolic.com Thu Jul 12 16:11:13 2001
>From: Pedro Freitas <pfreitas@mediabolic.com>
>To: "'office@tug.org'" <office@tug.org>
>Subject: Computer Modern
>Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 16:14:53 -0700
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>Hello,I seek information regarding the legal status of the Computer Modern 
>design by Mr. Donald Knuth..I am developing a for-profit server software 
>running on Linux which needs a
>font to generate it's user interface on a TV dislplay.y.I am in the 
>process of buying a font called Nova made by a Canadian fonthouse
>which was made after the Computer Modern design..The fonthouse assures me 
>Computer Modern is a public domain font and their
>copy of it is a legal exercise of such status.s.Could you confirm of deny 
>this claim?m?In other words, is it legal to buy/own/distribute a variation 
>of Computer
>Modern with a different name??I would appreciate any help or 
>redirection.n.Thank you
>Pedro Freitas