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Re: EOT-Lite File Format

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Sat, 1 Aug 2009 13:32:40 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600907311832t5905d02fna8facb26acac5a85@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
Cc: info@ascenderfonts.com, www-font <www-font@w3.org>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
On Sat, Aug 1, 2009 at 11:26 AM, Thomas Phinney
<tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>wrote:

> No offense to the Ascender folks, but I don't think you can assume
> *any* single foundry is representative of other foundries when it
> comes to licensing details at the level you're looking for. The
> industry (the very phrase may be misleading) isn't that cohesive!


Alright, someone please collect the data and report back. Thanks.


*If* the EULA is flexible enough to accept *either* root strings or
> referrer checking, I wouldn't want to make any assumption about that
> authors will prefer, one or the other.
>

Referer checking sucks really badly. You have to configure your server with
modules or scripting or whatnot; if you can only upload files, you're toast.
And even once you've got that working, your users behind Referer-stripping
firewalls are left high and dry.

Rob
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the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
53:5-6]
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