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Re: [css3-webfonts] Downloaded fonts should not...

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2008 07:46:34 -0700
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-Id: <A229CFB2-1E1B-498B-840B-A61F65EC8C0D@comcast.net>
To: Ambrose Li <ambrose.li@gmail.com>


On Apr 10, 2008, at 6:32 AM, Ambrose Li wrote:

> and it MUST take care
> to limit cpu and memory usage so that malicious web sites cannot DoS
> you by forcing you to download, say, a huge number of huge fonts or a
> very complicated font that will stall your system.

Why single out fonts for that? You could say the same thing about  
images or Flash files or SVG files could you not? Or even huge HTML  
files?
Received on Thursday, 10 April 2008 14:49:23 GMT

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