Reserved Font Names for OFL-licensed fonts

Bob Tennent rdtennent at
Tue Aug 11 14:02:45 CEST 2020

Last month I announced that

 >|It has recently come to my attention that the Reserved
 >|Font Name provision in the OFL license precludes
 >|distributing different formats under the same
 >|user-visible font name. To comply, I am currently in the
 >|process of removing [pdf]latex support and type1 (pfb)
 >|fonts from several of the font packages I maintain:
 >|almendra bitter forum librebaskerville librecaslon
 >|lobster2 marcellus merriweather quattrocento playfair

I've now restored [pdf]latex support for all of these
fonts. When necessary to comply with the Reserved Font
Name provision of the license, the pfb fonts and any
artificially-generated ttf or otf fonts have been re-named,
but any document that uses only documented features of the
packages should be successfully processed by [pdf]latex as

Bob Tennent

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