On Wednesday 28 January 2009 06:05:01 Roozbeh Pournader wrote:
For the sake of argument, let us assume a font licensed under OFL,
called Mardana. The upstream tarball has two families inside, Mardana
Sans and Mardana Serif, in TTF format. The text of the OFL license is
not included in the TTFs themselves, but in a separate text file in
the tarball. Actually, let's assume the TTFs themselves don't have any
copyright or licensing metadata.
Of course, if the user really wants to, she can investigate the
RPM, and find pointers to the actual license, and go and find the
license. But we would not be redistributing the license with "each
Put the license text file (I'm assuming it's not all that big) as %doc for each
subpackage; it should end up in a separate directory under /usr/share/doc, thus
eliminating any worry about file conflicts should someone update the license at
any point and a user upgrade one font subpackage but not the other.