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> From: Gary Robinson [mailto:GXR -at- ddpmi -dot- com]
> The are free and shareware fonts available on the Internet.
> Frequently you can find a "clone" of a licensed font being
> offered as shareware for a fraction of the cost of the
> original font. I once needed a copy of Frutiger for a
> special purpose at work but found Frobisher font as a
> shareware alternative. The fonts were so similar it was
> difficult to tell them apart. Frobisher cost $12 to license.
> Frutiger would have cost $129 for a license.
Beware, though, because free and cheap fonts are often of poor
quality--they'll have very few kerning pairs, you'll have trouble making
PDFs with them, etc.
In fonts, often you get what you pay for. I've found that buying a basic
type pack from Adobe or another reputable foundry is cheapest in the
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