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Re: Reminder: Conference call: SOR and CORS vs. From Origin

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 11:35:49 -0800
Cc: Erik van Blokland <erik@letterror.com>, "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>, "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
Message-id: <0699EDEB-588F-472D-B774-17EB6A860D0D@apple.com>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>

On Feb 16, 2011, at 7:57 AM, Chris Lilley wrote:

> In the case where smaller companies or private individuals are using a hosting provider, then in many cases they have no way to change the server configuration. Commonly, content can be uploaded but server config changes are disallowed. This leaves such people with the following options

To the best of my knowledge, that is not the case. Most hosting providers these days give their customers a way to customize response headers. Those few that do not would likely also not enable sending the correct Content-Type for WOFF fonts, which would likely either defeat same-origin restrictions tied to the format or simply not work at all. So I don't think it is sensible to focus on highly locked down hosting scenarios.

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