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RE: Minutes, 16 February 2011 WebFonts WG telcon

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 21:21:09 +0000
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E2AB61E0F@TK5EX14MBXC120.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> What does @font-face mean, though? Browsers parsing CSS will have a good
> understanding of whether a URL is inside or outside @font-face.
> However, other -- say, browser extensions -- can also read style sheets
> and DOM can expose URLs. How will one ensure that URLs found inside @font-
> face are always tagged as such further down in the pipeline?

It would only apply to fonts downloaded by the browser per the @font-face rule 
for the purpose of rendering  text. Browser add-ons are out of scope, as are
XHR requests for the resource or any other access that is not the result of
the UA using the font to layout text.
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