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OFL license and errors

If someone accidentally (or otherwise) violates the OFL license, it's clear that their licence is terminated. But if they fix the violation, can they get a renewed licence, or have they lost it for ...
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Relicensing CC BY 4.0 font after modification under OFL

Is it possible to modify a font that was released under CC BY 4.0 and relicense it under SIL OFL License (or a dual-license of CC BY 4.0 and SIL OFL like Linux Libertine fonts did with GPL and SIL OFL)...
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Question on compatibility of SIL Open Font License with IPA Font License

I am making an open-sourced font that is based on IPA Font License Agreement, and I would like to include some glyphs from a SIL Open Font License font. Are these 2 licenses compatible and how should ...
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Does converting a google font to another format breach the license?

I am using a google font which comes with Open Font License, in my web app. When I download the font it has truetype (.ttf) format. For a reason I need that font in woff/woff2 format, because that ...
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What's the meaning of "porting" in SIL Open Font License v1.1?

It'stated in the license that: "Font Software" refers to the set of files released by the Copyright Holder(s) under this license and clearly marked as such. This may include source files, build ...
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What is the reasoning behind the FSF's interpretation of the SIL OFL?

On the FSF's page on "Various Licenses and Comments about Them", they state that "you must redistribute [software licensed under the OFL] bundled with some software, rather than alone", but that "a ...
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Where include SIL open font license in a website if i use @font-face?

If i use a font under the Sil open font license 1.10 including it in my website with (@font-face), where have I to include the license?
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How to satisfy the OFL and OFL RFN clause?

A font designer that is hosting font on Google fonts has released a latest font version which does not fit with my design. I rather use the previous version of the font and self host it. So I have ...
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Font licensed as GPL *and* OFL ... Can I use under OFL? [duplicate]

I would like the build upon the Libertine Open Fonts Project under SIL OFL 1.1, a permission that seems to be intended by the authors. However, several issues / irregularities crop up in the wording ...
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Meaning of "and" and "additionally" connectors with two Open Source licenses

[This question is an expansion of the question "Meaning of OFL and GPL" because of limits on the number of characters in comment-responses]. I am unsure of the meaning of the terms "and" and "...
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Can I use the MIT license if I use Font Awesome (SIL OFL)?

I have a project in which I included libraries of: Bootstrap v3.3.7 (http://getbootstrap.com) Licensed MIT jQuery v1.11.2 (jquery.org/license) Licensed MIT jQuery UI v1.11.2 (http://jqueryui.com) ...
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using Open Font License (OFL) in commercial project

I was searching for better fonts and icons and ended up on Google Fonts. I was able to download the fonts for free which were under OFL. According to the included license file, The fonts and ...
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Any steps required to satify OFL/UFL license terms for a font embedded in an (possibly DRM-protected) e-book (e.g., epub file)?

I'm seeing a range of possibilities here. E.g.,[0] Nothing special needs to be done, based on [1] (and UFL being close to OFL), [2], and an opinion stated under Use an Open Font[3]. Perhaps such font ...
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