Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 28th Jun 2007 21:39 UTC
Original OSNews Interviews Today we feature a very interesting interview with David Turner, one of the main Freetype developers, discussing the project's past and future. These days, David continues his work in Freetype even after having been hired by Google.
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Nice
by thebluesgnr on Fri 29th Jun 2007 01:33 UTC
thebluesgnr
Member since:
2005-11-14

That interview was a nice read, thanks for posting. Only one correction though:

Also, I still don't understand why Debian and Ubuntu keep distributing patent-infringing code in FreeType, while they keep MP3 and DVD playback out of their normal installs. I'm not even sure it's DFSG compliant...

Debian installs MP3 and DVD playback by default.

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RE: Nice
by davidturner on Fri 29th Jun 2007 15:38 in reply to "Nice"
davidturner Member since:
2007-06-29

I stand corrected for Debian, but this is still true for Ubuntu, which I find kind of silly, really...

Now that they're selling commercial support, Apple could well stick them with a huge fine if it wanted to.

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