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RE: css3-fonts: should not dictate usage policy with respect to origin

From: Levantovsky, Vladimir <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:56:32 -0400
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>, John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
CC: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>, Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Jonathan Kew <jonathan@jfkew.plus.com>, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>, 3668 FONT <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
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… or doesn’t work, as the case may be. Considering the existing and agreed-upon HTML design principle “consider users over authors over implementers over specifiers over theoretical purity” [1] – can you offer a particular use case that would justify your position?

Thank you,
Vlad

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/html-design-principles/#priority-of-constituencies



From: Glenn Adams [mailto:glenn@skynav.com]
Sent: Monday, June 20, 2011 3:18 PM
To: John Hudson
Cc: Levantovsky, Vladimir; Florian Rivoal; Martin J. Dürst; Jonathan Kew; Tab Atkins Jr.; W3C Style; 3668 FONT; www-font@w3.org
Subject: Re: css3-fonts: should not dictate usage policy with respect to origin

All. Because that is the way the Web works today.

G.
On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 1:06 PM, John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com<mailto:tiro@tiro.com>> wrote:
Glenn wrote:
I believe we could agree to the first, but not to the second. In fact, we want to make the second to read as:

      UAs MUST NOT, by default, treat webfont resources as
      same origin restricted.

In the absence of an author declaring either a restriction or a relaxation, we believe the default should be NO restriction.

For all resources, or for webfonts in particular?

May I echo Tab's question, and ask why? I'd like to get a clearer idea of whether Samsung's position is essentially a matter of principle or has some particular practical import for UAs.

JH

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