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Re: The unmentionable

From: Dirk Pranke <dpranke@google.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 10:26:28 -0700
Message-ID: <3726d1bf0907291026r48fcbfe6hf9676167d5571be3@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 6:43 AM, Sylvain Galineau<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> From: www-font-request@w3.org [www-font-request@w3.org] on behalf of Dirk Pranke [dpranke@google.com]
>
>>(e) There may be objections that using same-origin and/or CORS as a
>>lightweight form of license restriction is anathema to the web as a
>>whole, and hence browser implementors might be very loathe to
>>implement something like this for fear of setting bad precedents.
>
> Firefox already does this.
>

Agreed, but I believe they do it for security concerns, not licensing
concerns (although I'm not positive about this). I do know that the
conversations about this in WebKit revolve primarily around security
concerns.

-- Dirk
Received on Wednesday, 29 July 2009 17:27:07 GMT

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