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Re: a basic question

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 16:26:32 +0100
Message-ID: <2285a9d20907070826v5b808695h76b9444cc15ea131@mail.gmail.com>
To: rfink@readableweb.com
Cc: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
2009/7/7 Richard Fink <rfink@readableweb.com>:
>
> Same origin restrictions? Hey, you can override it! Well, to many it is a
> big enough deal to deter casual download

CORS does nothing to deter casual downloading and use on desktops!

It stops 3rd party websites from linking their pages to fonts
available from a 2nd party's website; it is generally supposed that
the 2nd party has a contractual obligation with their font vendor (1st
party) and has paid to use the font to add value to the appearance of
their pages, but the 3rd party has no contractual relation and hasn't
paid.
Received on Tuesday, 7 July 2009 15:27:31 GMT

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