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Re: question

From: Christopher Slye <cslye@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 09:10:13 -0700
CC: "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <FE5BE273-59EF-48EE-92D2-92A6CF40A550@adobe.com>
To: Peter Bailey <PBailey@bna.com>
WOFF (the format) does not break licensing restrictions, but a person who takes or creates a WOFF font and uses it without their own proper license certainly would. Using an unlicensed font would be "stealing", but people already do that with plain desktop fonts.

You're either licensed to use a font in a certain way or you're not. WOFF isn't "breaking" anything.

-Christopher


On Sep 28, 2010, at 8:31 AM, Peter Bailey wrote:

> 
> Hi, 
> Can you tell me how the Web Open Font Format does not break any licensing restrictions for paid-for fonts? Isn't the end user perfectly capable of simply stealing any font that comes over the web? 
> 
> Thanks 
> Peter 
Received on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 16:20:32 UTC

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