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RE: EOT-Lite File Format

From: Levantovsky, Vladimir <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 22:44:30 -0400
Message-ID: <E955AA200CF46842B46F49B0BBB83FF297EFA0@wil-email-01.agfamonotype.org>
To: "Thomas Lord" <lord@emf.net>, "John Daggett" <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: "www-font" <www-font@w3.org>
On Thursday, July 30, 2009 8:10 PM Thomas Lord wrote:
> 
> > > If EOT-lite becomes the recommendation, is the
> > > previously discussed patent de-encumberence of MTX
> > > included in the deal?
> 
> > No, as currently defined EOT-Lite does not include MTX compression.
> 
> That's something that will come up as things move
> forward.  I think that's a problem.  Can we hear
> from Monotype on that?  Maybe they wouldn't mind
> if MTX patents became safe to implement if EOT-lite
> is adopted.  Otherwise, we wind up with an arguably
> discriminatory Recommendation.
> 

Monotype would be very supportive if MTX compression is included as part
of EOT-Lite Recommendation. Our offer and our commitment remains the
same - we will provide unrestricted royalty-free patent license if MTX
is included in the deal.

Vladimir
Received on Friday, 31 July 2009 02:44:48 GMT

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