Comments on 2013-04-07 Textures and Creative Commons

Yes. And I wish authors would look at the most permissible license they’re willing to use. Use the OGL when you utilize SRD content, but please consider using a Creative Commons license for other content. And it would be awesome if to use one of the ShareAlike licenses; derivative works are good for the community.

Paul Gorman 2013-04-08 04:37 UTC

I would also make a note that some fonts I’ve seen specify that they are “not for commercial use,” which can cause a problem when they republish the entries. I recommend using only fonts from a resource like1001 Fonts' Free-For-Commercial-Use list, just to save a headache later.

Roland Volz 2013-05-01 18:54 UTC

Absolutely! The problem for me, as somebody who hardly knows any fonts at all, is the identification of this license violation. Ideally, I’d like to stop this. I wonder whether there’s a web service where I can upload a PDF and it will identify the embedded fonts and tell me whether the fonts are CC-BY-SA compatible…

AlexSchroeder 2013-05-01 22:39 UTC

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