[Chugalug] Ugly font on Tim Berners-Lee's home page
chad78 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 14 02:40:07 UTC 2013
There's also this:
and here you can get the Palatino license for only $29 (not some insane
(and that's Adobe.com, btw, so seems legit)
And there are other options...
*- Chad W. Smith*
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 9:35 PM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Or if you have a valid license for any of the following:
> Office Professional Edition 2003
> Windows 2000
> Windows 7
> Windows 8
> Windows Server 2003
> Windows Server 2008
> Windows Vista
> Windows XP
> Windows XP SP2
> Then you have a valid license for that font.
> If you need one, I have about 10 cases with XP licenses on them.
> *- Chad W. Smith*
> On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 8:23 PM, Robert A. Kelly III <
> bluethegrappler at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 08/13/2013 08:29 PM, Chad Smith wrote:
>> > yes, because that is much easier than getting a real font.</snark>
>> > http://www.freefontsdb.com/detail/7881/Palatino-Linotype
>> > But, yeah, I guess it is good to know how to tunr off hinting.
>> > /-Chad W. Smith/
>> Well, it is not exactly legal to use the real Palatino Linotype without
>> a license. You can purchase it for only $594, though.
>> Since URW Palladio L is licensed under the GPL with Font Exception, it
>> should be possible to fix the hinting. That seems like an ideal
>> solution, but obviously requires some work from someone skilled in font
>> hinting. But considering how bad it appears to be currently, I don't see
>> why various distributions wouldn't just turn off hinting for URW
>> Palladio L. Does anyone know if any distros actually do this?
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