Feb 27 2007

Open Font License (OFL) 1.1 Released

Dear OFL friends and reviewers,

We’re pleased to finally announce the completion of the SIL Open Font
License version 1.1. This free and open license has been updated to improve
clarity, remove potential ambiguities, and make it easier to use for both
authors and users.

Visit the OFL web site for more information:

http://scripts.sil.org/ofl

A detailed list of changes can be found on the review page:

http://scripts.sil.org/ofl_review

The only notable change in usage is that authors must now explicitly list
any names that should be Reserved Font Names. The original name of the font
is no longer reserved by default.

Thanks to all of you who have helped us refine this license and make it even
easier to use and understand.

Victor Gaultney & Nicolas Spalinger

Source: http://openlists.sil.org/archives/ofl-discuss/2007-February/000160.html

The OFL is a free and open-source license specifically designed for the licensing of fonts.

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