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Posted Oct 14, 2010 18:49 UTC (Thu) by wingo (guest, #26929)
Parent article: The Ubuntu font and a fresh look at open font licensing

Somewhat meta, but "Canonical felt", "Canonical was satisfied", and other such phrases don't make any sense. Companies don't have feelings.


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Posted Oct 14, 2010 19:54 UTC (Thu) by jimparis (subscriber, #38647) [Link]

Anthropomorphism isn't that uncommon when discussing companies. A corporation is generally considered to be a "person" in some regards: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_personality


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