This table lists font files discovered in the addon, their MD5 hashes, and the specific versions of fonts they were matched to. Following the table is a discussion of individual fonts or families and their licensing implications for the way they are distributed with this addon.
Myriad is an Adobe Originals typeface. It has gone through several revisions over the past 15 years. At one point, Adobe distributed a free download of some older versions directly from their web site. They did not authorize any other distribution methods, and no longer distribute the font this way. A newer version of the font is available for purchase and licensing from Adobe, but it is unclear whether it would allow unlimited distribution such as with an addon. The addon author should probably remove this font.
Neale specializes in recreations of easily recognized type styles from pop culture, such as those from movie posters, television series, or even toys. Distribution rights for his free fonts are unclear, but a recent posting on his forums seems to imply that they can be distributed as long as the end user is linked back to Neale's web site. The addon author should probably contact Neale at [email protected] to confirm what form this documentation should take.
Graham is an Australian designer who has released many cool fonts of his own over the past 15 years. He has also participated in a number of workshops that released collaborative efforts. Different fonts have different distribution requirements. The addon author should probably contact Graham to confirm these requirements at [email protected] or through his web page at Moorstation.
Bazooka has been around since the earliest days of the TrueType format in 1992. The original designer never took credit for this work, and it has been assumed to be in the public domain. As such, it has no restrictions on distribution or use.
James is recently back in the font scene, with the relaunch of his Sentinel Type foundry. While he has produced a number of free designs, some newer ones are not. There is incosistent documentation in the fonts and on his web site. The addon author should probably contact James at [email protected] to determine whether the specific file version distributed with this addon is free or commercial.
WSI no longer licenses any fonts for distribution, for legal reasons. Most of their fonts were forgeries and they were successfully sued in Europe for distributing them. Addon authors should never distribute these fonts.
Darren is a Canadian designer who created a wide variety of fonts and released them through his companies Starving-4 Entertainment and Objets Dart. He allows free distribution of his fonts as long as they are accompanied by licensing documentation. That documentation is not included with this addon. Also, a newer version of this font is available from the Objects Dart website with improved features and clearer (yet still free) licensing and distribution requirements. The newer version also supports Cyrillic text, which may be of interest to players in Russia. The addon author is encouraged to update to the newer version of this font.
ShyFoundry distributes a number of commercial and free fonts. According to their website, their free fonts can generally be distributed as long as they contain the correct licensing documentation. The addon author should contact Shy at [email protected] for more details.
The yummily named Font-a-licious was the unfortunate victim of cybersquatters for almost 6 years. They recently got their site back with the help of Font Bros. According to their web site, their free fonts require accomanying documentation to distribute. The addon author may wish to contact the designer for additional details.
In 1999 the Mecanorma brand was bought by Trip Productions, who in 2004 licensed the typefaces to International TypeFounders who released them as the Mecanorma Collection. These commercial fonts are not available to license for unlimited redistribution. The addon author should probably remove this font from the addon.
Timour and his company Lucifer Vision are no longer designing and distributing fonts. While he originally allowed users to download his fonts for free from his web site, he did not allow users to redistribute them. If addon authors wish to distribute this font, they may be able to contact him for permission at one of the following old work email addresses: [email protected] or [email protected]. This masked email alias from another domain registration might also get forwarded to him: [email protected].
This version of the Tw Cen MT family was licensed by Microsoft to distribute with several of their software products, including Microsoft Office. The EULA for this font does not allow it to be distributed in an unlimited manner such as with an addon. Information for licensing a current version of this font for distribution with software can be found at the Microsoft typography website. If this proves to be cost prohibitive, the author should probably stop distributing these fonts with the addon.
Manuel has an updated version of several of his fonts available at his Live Space. Addon authors should contact him at [email protected] or [email protected] for permission to distribute them.
The GNOME foundation maintains and distributes the liberally licensed Vera family in cooperation with Bitstream. The addon author has neglected to include appropriate licensing documentation with these fonts. The author can find correct documentation at the GNOME web site.
Dan Zadorozny runs Iconian Fonts. He's a patriotic individual who allows most of his fonts to be distributed noncommercially for free with appropriate documentation. This addon is missing that documentation. The addon author should probably contact Dan at [email protected] to confirm distribution requirements.
OMFG I hate you for taking my ABF font away, DIAF.
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