[Bf-committers] Embedded Bfont violates GPL

David Jeske davidj at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 08:34:30 CEST 2013

On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 11:20 PM, IRIE Shinsuke <irieshinsuke at yahoo.co.jp>wrote:

> Apache 1.1 license is incompatible with the GPL for the similar
> restrictions (The derivative works are prohibited from using "Apache"
> names without prior written permission).
> http://directory.fsf.org/wiki/License:Apache1.1

FWIW, GPLv3 seems to specifically allow renaming clauses under section

7.Additional Terms.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this License, for material you add
to a covered work, you may (if authorized by the copyright holders of that
material) supplement the terms of this License with terms:
c) Prohibiting misrepresentation of the origin of that material, or
requiring that modified versions of such material be *marked in reasonable
ways as different from the original version*; or

e) *Declining to grant rights* under trademark law for use of some *trade
names, trademarks, or service marks*; or

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