RE: fonts

Subject: RE: fonts
From: KMcLauchlan -at- chrysalis-its -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 16:27:59 -0500



Are fonts generally sold in cross-platform formats?

I'm thinking Linux, here, in a Windoze/Mac world.

Or does one need to buy the same font several times?

Also, do all the ITC fonts come with embedding permitted?

/k

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Domaschuk, Rob [mailto:Robd -at- datalogics -dot- com]
[...]
> Another alternative is to look at ITC (International Typeface
> Corporation).
> I am a big fan of their typefaces because they:
> a) are a fraction of the cost
> b) high quality
> c) legal
> d) don't require much fondling.

> For instance, I wanted a Caslon face, but Adobe wanted over
> $100 for it. ITC
> had Founder's Caslon for $30 (I think). Again, it was "clone"
> of the Caslon
> that I was looking at, but it was legally their's to sell and
> high quality.

> (for the record, I have no affilliation with them other than having
> purchased a few fonts a couple of years ago).

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