On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 03:49:21PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Ruairi Newman thought:
> > And furthermore, what's the licensing situation with using win32 fonts?
> > --
>> If you own a retail copy of Winxx you can use the fonts on your Linux box on
> the condition that you own a licensed copy of Winxx for every copy of the
> fonts you are using. If however you own an OEM copy, this may only be used
> on the hardware with which the OEM installation media was provided.
So, when you buy your M$ Taxed laptop, delete Win from it and install
linux, you can keep the fonts for use on your linux system.
This suggests that you can use the same fonts on a dual-boot system also
since there exists only one copy of the fonts on the pc.
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