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RE: The unmentionable

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2009 18:00:09 +0000
To: Dirk Pranke <dpranke@google.com>, John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
CC: "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E02112BA4@TK5EX14MBXC120.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
>From: www-font-request@w3.org [mailto:www-font-request@w3.org] On Behalf
>Of Dirk Pranke


>Conversely, there are certainly people that will point out that this
>does not provide any value at all for legitimate users, only hurdles
>that they have to jump over. I.e., why should browser vendors
>implement features that make users' lives harder, when even the font
>makers admit that this provides no real security or restrictions? Why
>aren't we willing to trust users to do the right thing?
>
>I'm not taking a side here, just pointing out both viewpoints. It is
>not for me to say if the browser makers will be willing to compromise,
>or if we will remain at an impasse.

If the same file can be served on any browser, how is the user's life made
harder compared to the current status quo ?
Received on Wednesday, 29 July 2009 18:01:00 GMT

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