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From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:56:19 -0400
To: sysreq@w3.org
Cc: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, public-audio@w3.org
Message-ID: <29da7e5d-9285-a6d4-b035-f7ed4b9ef03c@w3.org>
Hi sysreq,

(Bert copied as maintainer of the W3C MathJax instance, WG copied 
because of issue 1329 )
https://github.com/WebAudio/web-audio-api/issues/1329

The Web Audio spec uses MathJax. The editors draft, at 
https://webaudio.github.io/web-audio-api/ gives browser console errors 
because of the cross origin font request (which is correct, per spec) 
and so I am asking for an Access-Control-Allow-Origin header to be 
added, enabling webaudio.github.io.

Here is a sample error (similar ones for the other fonts)

Cross-Origin Request Blocked: The Same Origin Policy disallows reading 
the remote resource at 
https://www.w3.org/scripts/MathJax/2.6.1/fonts/HTML-CSS/TeX/woff/MathJax_Size4-Regular.woff?rev=2.6.1. 
(Reason: CORS header ‘Access-Control-Allow-Origin’ missing).

which leads to

downloadable font: download failed (font-family: "MathJax_Size4" 
style:normal weight:normal stretch:normal src index:0): bad URI or 
cross-site access not allowed source: 
https://www.w3.org/scripts/MathJax/2.6.1/fonts/HTML-CSS/TeX/woff/MathJax_Size4-Regular.woff?rev=2.6.1

There is documentation here on adding CORS headers
https://www.w3.org/wiki/CORS_Enabled
https://www.webcodegeeks.com/web-servers/cors-and-how-to-enable-it-in-apache-web-server/
https://enable-cors.org/server_apache.html

Thanks!

-- 
Chris Lilley
@svgeesus
Technical Director @ W3C
W3C Strategy Team, Core Web Design
W3C Architecture & Technology Team, Core Web & Media
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