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From: "Edmund Horner" <edmund1 AT geocities DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Allegro Fonts:Getting
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I doubt it, unless the font license said you could.  Most fonts are stacked
with conditions of use.

Perhaps it might come down to whether doing this would be:
1. Simply using that font as part of an image (the PCX file).
2. Actually redistributing the font.

"Manni Heumann" <manni DOT heumann AT gmx DOT de> wrote in message
news:396c3c97$1_1 AT news DOT uni-bielefeld DOT de...
> "Edmund Horner" <edmund1 AT geocities DOT com> wrote:
> >You might find some fonts by looking through the examples and demo that
came
> >with Allegro (use GRABBER.EXE to look in the .DAT files).
> >
> >There is a program called TTF2PCX, which you might find at
> >http://www.talula.demon.co.uk/ttf2pcx/index.html  This was written by the
> >author of Allegro and can be used to make fonts out of TrueType font
files.
> >
>
> That poses an interesting question: If you take a TTF from
> your win95 installation, convert it to something usable with
> Allegro and then distribute this along with one of your
> programs... would that be legal?
>
>
>
> --
>
> Manni


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