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Re: FW: EOT-Lite File Format

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 1 Aug 2009 10:48:34 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600907311548pa4fada7n28a21440507bd95@mail.gmail.com>
To: info@ascenderfonts.com
Cc: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 10:35 AM, Bill Davis <info@ascenderfonts.com> wrote:

> Robert, first of all, we can only speak for Ascender. Every other type
> designer & foundry can and will have their own EULA.
>
> But I don't understand why you are bringing up rootstrings. They are not
> part of the EOT Lite specification.
>
> I think you are overly complicating things. Or maybe I am missing your
> point?
>

How do you expect authors to comply with your EULA requirement for access
control, for IE<=8 users?

I see only two realistic options:
1) Referer checking
2) Rootstrings in the font

Referer checking sucks. Rootstrings suck less.

Rob
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