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Re: .webfont Proposal

From: Tal Leming <tal@typesupply.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Jul 2009 15:12:02 -0400
Cc: Erik van Blokland <erik@letterror.com>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5486EF04-501C-442E-8984-424DA555D622@typesupply.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>

On Jul 8, 2009, at 5:43 PM, John Daggett wrote:

> This is a root string proposal in another form and suffers all the  
> same
> problems, a complete pain to manage, need URL's for every staging and
> cached version, including every possible local version (i.e. the
> complete set of possible file://<drive>/<path> permutations possible  
> for
> those working as site devs).  All web-caching solutions (e.g. Akamai)
> would need to generate new versions of fonts per server, since the  
> base URL
> is going to be different.  Change your site around?  Regenerate all  
> your
> fonts.  Generally sucky.

Do you have any comments on the proposal beyond the <allow> element?

Tal
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