Subject: Re: Free Software Business Models
From: "Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen@xemacs.org>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 11:52:45 +0900

Dave Crossland writes:

 > Hah. I know the OSI was involved in rubber-stamping the license for
 > http://ossipedia.ipa.go.jp/ipafont/ recently, which are said to be
 > high quality Japanese fonts.

The reason this came up on the LUG list is that a local OSS advocate
needs TeX fonts for use in presentations at his place of employment,
and the IPA fonts were specifically rejected as ugly.

I consider them technically high quality (they scale well and don't
produce artifacts at any (reasonable) transformation), though.