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RE: A way forward

From: Levantovsky, Vladimir <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 19:05:19 -0400
Message-ID: <E955AA200CF46842B46F49B0BBB83FF297ED1D@wil-email-01.agfamonotype.org>
To: "Dave Crossland" <dave@lab6.com>
Cc: "www-font" <www-font@w3.org>
Dave Crossland wrote:
> 
> But because the goal is a single web font file for all browsers, we'd
> end up font vendors only distributing millions of fonts with root
> strings in them, and even though the spec ITSELF doesn't say "may" it
> de facto does because everyone behaves as if it does.
> 
> A DMCA-style court won't care a whit what the W3C chose to leave out
> of its documentation which is only suggestions for implementors. It
> will care what people are doing in the real world, and those people
> are proven DRM-mongers.

Neither one of us is a lawyer and I don't want to argue about hypothetical legal issues.

Vladimir

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