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by bmercer
Mon Jul 13, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Commercial restriction on Home version
Replies: 10
Views: 962

Re: Commercial restriction on Home version

My 2¢ The Standard and Professional versions are a lot more powerful than the Home Edition. They will save you hours of work. How much is your time worth? I think you misunderstand the point of my post. I won't save hours of work with the Pro version, because I don't spend that many hours editing f...
by bmercer
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:26 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Commercial restriction on Home version
Replies: 10
Views: 962

Re: Commercial restriction on Home version

Thanks, I will do that. I do think it's important that you clearly document on the site that the home edition cannot be used to create open source fonts. This is not a restritiction that most people would expect to see, and it's not documented in the license agreement, on the download page, or in th...
by bmercer
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Commercial restriction on Home version
Replies: 10
Views: 962

Re: Commercial restriction on Home version

Thanks, that helps some, but I'm still not clear on whether I'm allowed to publish a Home edition font under an open source license. From some of the discussions on this forum it looks like High-Logic does not allow a font to be used commercially by third parties if it was made with the Home edition...
by bmercer
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:39 pm
Forum: FontCreator - Discussion
Topic: Commercial restriction on Home version
Replies: 10
Views: 962

Commercial restriction on Home version

I am interested in producing some fonts for utility purposes and releasing them under an open source license, but the home edition seems to prohibit this. The description of the Home version states that fonts produced with it cannot be used for commercial purposes. This prohibits licensing the fonts...