[aur-general] legal question

Firmicus Firmicus at gmx.net
Mon Apr 6 07:39:33 EDT 2009

Hi everyone

I just noticed that two packages in AUR appear to install fonts whose
use is illegal.

http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=16470 (here the fonts
themselves are pirated)

Both packages have many votes. Even though it might not be an
infringement from our part to offer the PKGBUILDs, it still does not
look very good for Arch Linux to be encouraging the use of illegal
software (note that font is also software).

Unless someone provides me with good arguments against it, I will delete
the above two packages during the next few days.


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