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Re: apple and same-origin restrictions

From: David Berlow <dberlow@fontbureau.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 10:28:31 -0500
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Mr. Slye@Adobe > This remark from Apple in that thread -- [quoted below] -- reveals a breathtakingly simplistic view of WOFF.

Mr: Stachowiak@Apple > In fact, in some ways it would be better if WOFF itself would go away, since it has no real benefit over other font formats. 

Well what’s the breath-giving view that will breath life into a real benefits list of WOFF? Or... you’ll be hearing a lot more of this, as momentum cannot be the only benefit.

Mr. Galineau@microsoft.com > (Left as an exercise to the reader: what the reaction would be
if the author of this gem had a microsoft.com email address).

If anyone at Microsoft needs encouragement to add to the benefits list of WOFF, I’d be glad to see that. 
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