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Re: Minutes, 16 February 2011 WebFonts WG telcon

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 07:15:47 +0100
Message-ID: <19810.787.361265.871842@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>, public-webfonts-wg@w3.org
Also sprach John Daggett:

 > Yes, but that's just shifting the inter-spec dependency around.
 > In my mind the key question is whether to wait for 'From-origin'
 > to be specified.  One possible way to do avoid delaying the
 > entire CSS3 Fonts spec would be to define the default same origin
 > restriction for @font-face loading in CSS3 Fonts with a
 > non-normative note stating that the method for relaxing this
 > restriction will be worked out later (i.e. CORS or From-origin).

I'd be hesitant to require SOR without having a defined way of
relaxing it; pointers into the future should be avoided in specs.

Given that we want From-Origin to work for the web in general, isn't
it more natural to define this in HTML5?

              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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