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IE4 font security flaw (fwd)

From: MegaZone <megazone@livingston.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 20:34:55 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199710240334.UAA06858@server.livingston.com>
To: www-font@w3.org
Once upon a time Daniel Will-Harris shaped the electrons to say...
>case of Microsoft’s new browser, Internet Explorer 4. The browser’s new
>OpenType font embedding feature has a fatal security flaw that makes it easy

TrueType not OpenType.

If the foundaries were too rock-stupid to set the embedding bit correctly in
the first place, they got just what they deserved.

"Oh no - it is over the web now."

BFD, they should have gotten it right to start with.  MS screws up, but
not this time.  Whining about IE is a cowardly, braindead move.  Suck it
up, admit the foundaries screwed the pooch, and get it right from now on.

-MZ
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