Subject: Re: Free Software Business Models
From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Sun, 31 May 2009 20:54:00 +0100

 Sun, 31 May 2009 20:54:00 +0100
2009/5/31 Don Marti <dmarti@zgp.org>:
> begin Dave Crossland quotation of Tue, May 19, 2009 at 05:29:47PM +0100:
>
>> Fonts tend not to need much support. However, like software, "a font
>> is never done" so perhaps options on future development can work.
>
> New startup will be offering hosted fonts:
>  http://www.kottke.org/09/05/typekit-real-fonts-for-the-web

Yes, thanks for mentioning it and I'm tracking it already :-)

> There might be room for a service that offers a
> drop-in Free replacement with the same interface --
> if the new company becomes the "Twitter API" of fonts,
> someone could become the identi.ca of FaaS.

openfontlibrary.org is positioned for this :-)