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Re: Downloadable fonts and image replacement

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 18:04:35 +0200
To: "Kelly Miller" <lightsolphoenix@gmail.com>, "Dave Raggett" <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.s8kmxxt864w2qv@id-c0020.lan>

On Tue, 25 Apr 2006 21:07:16 +0200, Kelly Miller  
<lightsolphoenix@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am therefore looking for support for direct use of TTF files so that I
>> don't have to use a special tool for embedded fonts like Weft [1]. There
>> are plenty of fonts with open licenses that are perfectly good for most
>> purposes, so a DRM-based solution isn't high on my wish list.
> The problem here is that if a user wants the font, what will stop them
> from downloading the ttf file?

Why are fonts so different from other types of files?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 25 April 2006 16:05:10 UTC

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