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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

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 UTC

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