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londonchick
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Questions about free font usage, Legal issues?

Post by londonchick » Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:11 pm

Hi All,

I love carving stamps to give friends as a present or sometimes sell them when ppl are interested.
Recently I came across Dick Pape's Weissranken Initialen font and really loved the looks of it, so I carved an "A" as my initial to stamp it on my handmade notebook for my own use. and now friends' been asking if they could have their own initial stamps and would like to buy them.

And because the font was free to download, and I am not so familiar with the legal issues about free font online. So was wondering if i could made stamps and sell to people?

Thank you all in advance.

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Re: Questions about free font usage, Legal issues?

Post by Dick Pape » Mon Aug 10, 2015 1:24 pm

Those Dick Pape fonts are all free to use as you can so Go Make Some Money if you can... or just give them away.
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ps here's some more: http://luc.devroye.org/pape.html

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Re: Questions about free font usage, Legal issues?

Post by londonchick » Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:00 am

Thank you very much Sir, really appreciate! :)
Ps, its the stamp and notebook i made. your font is so very beautiful!
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Dick Pape wrote:Those Dick Pape fonts are all free to use as you can so Go Make Some Money if you can... or just give them away.
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ps here's some more: http://luc.devroye.org/pape.html

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Re: Questions about free font usage, Legal issues?

Post by Dick Pape » Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:11 pm

So glad you can use it. Nice work. Dick,

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Re: Questions about free font usage, Legal issues?

Post by Alfred » Wed Aug 12, 2015 4:18 pm

Very nice work from both of you! :)
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Re: Questions about free font usage, Legal issues?

Post by Holly1980 » Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:35 am

Dick Pape wrote:Those Dick Pape fonts are all free to use as you can so Go Make Some Money if you can... or just give them away.
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ps here's some more: http://luc.devroye.org/pape.html
Hi there,

Apologies for butting in, and if I seem like a n00b for rehashing this issue, but does that also include all the ornaments, dingbats, clip art and so on?

I ask because I have much the same scenario as the OP, only I make stencils for crafts and home decor. I was looking for some nice vintage designs when I came across your fonts on Luc Devroye's site. So many! A lot of those ornaments would make nice stencils. But like the OP, I wasn't sure if free to download also meant free to use and sell, so I thought it's better to ask .

Many thanks for your help.

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Re: Questions about free font usage, Legal issues?

Post by Dick Pape » Fri Aug 21, 2015 3:40 am

absolutely free to use in whole or in part ... in sickness or in health.

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Re: Questions about free font usage, Legal issues?

Post by Holly1980 » Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:26 pm

That is brilliant! Very generous of you.

Many thanks indeed! :D

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Re: Questions about free font usage, Legal issues?

Post by Dick Pape » Sat Aug 22, 2015 4:55 pm

You are very welcome.

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