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

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 13:10:11 +1200
Message-ID: <BANLkTim0s-4JdMhQtE9kU6WZoiGF8ueO4A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>, "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com>, "liam@w3.org" <liam@w3.org>, StyleBeyondthePunchedCard <www-style@w3.org>, "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>, "Martin J." <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 12:13 PM, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:

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>    - Samsung believes the issue is whether an existing implementation of
>    @font-face that does not employ same origin can claim conformance to a
>    final, published REC that wishes to apply the same origin mandate to all
>    implementations, whether new or old; the issue of whether such an old
>    implementation is "experimental" or merely "early" is unrelated to our
>    concern, since it is desirable to (finally) have a complete and final
>    specification for @font-face that can be referenced by industry compliance
>    testing and compliance certification processes;
>
>
No-one can expect an implementation that predates a REC to conform to the
REC. (Sylvain, Jonathan and others have already pointed this out.)

Rob
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