Subject: Re: better fonts with graphics/freetype2
To: None <>
From: Michal Pasternak <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/15/2004 18:13:15 [Thu, Jan 15, 2004 at 12:07:05PM -0600]:
> On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Michal Pasternak wrote:
> > Don't you think it could be okay to add a build-time option in this case, to
> > prefer the hinting alghoritm? Also, I am not a lawyer -- but if someone
> The option to include the patented code is prominently displayed and very,
> very easy to enable.  It would be a terrible mistake, I think, to overtly
> infringe on a patent.  I'd rather the NetBSD foundation spend money on

Well, of course, you have a point. Would you agree for adding a build option
for this? This option could automatically define NO_PKG_ON_CDROM and
NO_PKG_ON_FTP, so we will be sure, that patented code is only used on user's