[osgeo4w-dev] Re: [osgeo4w] #88: Credit requirement for FreeType

OSGeo4W trac_osgeo4w at osgeo.org
Tue May 26 19:04:40 EDT 2009

#88: Credit requirement for FreeType
Reporter:  warmerdam       |        Owner:  osgeo4w-dev at lists.osgeo.org
    Type:  defect          |       Status:  new                        
Priority:  major           |    Component:  Package                    
 Version:                  |   Resolution:                             
Keywords:  freetype-devel  |  
Comment (by jef):

 Replying to [ticket:88 warmerdam]:
 > Reportedly:
 > "The FreeType License, found in  the file `FTL.TXT', which is similar
 to the original BSD license *with* an advertising clause that forces you
 to  explicitly cite  the  FreeType  project  in your  product's

 > Unfortunately there is no pkg-freetype-devel package and I'm not sure
 who is responsible for it (or the sister packages freetype-devel-mingw and

 freetype is dual-licensed GPL or FTL.  I build mingw packages were build
 independantly from the other freetype package by me for GRASS.  I think
 usage in GRASS ties it to GPL.

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/ticket/88#comment:1>
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