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Re: Minutes, 16 February 2011 WebFonts WG telcon

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2011 22:30:56 -0800 (PST)
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>, public-webfonts-wg@w3.org, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Message-ID: <924268105.396916.1298269856025.JavaMail.root@cm-mail03.mozilla.org>
Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

>  > 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?

Maciej proposed the WebApps group during the last telcon call. 
That's also the group responsible for CORS, so I think that makes
a lot of sense.  

Maybe Anne could come up with a quick proposed draft of
From-Origin before turning into a pumpkin on March 15?

Cheers,

John
Received on Monday, 21 February 2011 06:31:29 GMT

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