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RE: The unmentionable

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 17:35:20 +0000
To: Dirk Pranke <dpranke@google.com>
CC: "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E02112B4B@TK5EX14MBXC120.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
>From: Dirk Pranke [mailto:dpranke@google.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 10:26 AM
>>
>> 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.

What matters is whether the runtime behavior maps to font creators'
expectations and their licenses, not the implementation motive. In
other words, I'm not interested in having a discussion around
"well, this works perfectly in practice but not in theory because
it was done for a different reason".
Received on Wednesday, 29 July 2009 17:36:11 GMT

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