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RE: Fonts WG Charter feedback

From: Levantovsky, Vladimir <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 14:54:37 -0400
Message-ID: <E955AA200CF46842B46F49B0BBB83FF29250F2@wil-email-01.agfamonotype.org>
To: "Christopher Fynn" <cfynn@gmx.net>, <www-font@w3.org>
On Thursday, July 02, 2009 2:16 PM Christopher Fynn wrote:
> 
> Levantovsky, Vladimir wrote:
> 
> ...
> 
> > However, by making raw TTF/OTF fonts available on
> > the web for unrestricted access, we create an environment where
fonts
> > are easily accessible, can be copied any time by anyone for any use
> > outside web - this is what font vendors are most concerned about. I
> > think that a simple solution such as what was outlined by Tab Atkins
> > (http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-font/2009JulSep/0000.html)
> will
> > be sufficient, effective and, at the same, useful for authors and
web
> > users.
> 
> So you're content with a (? font specific) compression wrapping
> otherwise unaltered TTF/OTF fonts? Is that sufficient for Microsoft
> too?
> 

Yes, I believe that an efficient font-specific compression technology
plus some sort of access control mechanism is what I can live with. I
cannot speak for Microsoft though.

Regards,
Vladimir


> - C
> 
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