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

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 22:42:21 +0100
Message-ID: <2285a9d20804141442g481367e9o61ef07c0d72659b5@mail.gmail.com>
To: "David Woolley" <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

On 14/04/2008, David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk> wrote:
>  Dave Crossland wrote:
> > MSIE and typical User Agents have a "save image as" feature on the
> > right click menu when the pointer is over images in the viewport. Does
> > that present the same security issue? If not, what is different about
> > fonts that browser developers should look out for?
>
> Fonts are vector graphics and exactly the same font description is used for
> creating the web page as for creating a high quality glossy brochure.  As a
> result, the vendors of such fonts [desire DRM]

I'd like to discuss this, but AIUI this is a technical list, and off topic.

> A counter argument that has been made is that web designers aren't
> actually interested in embedding high quality fonts

Where was this assertion made and by whom?

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Regards,
Dave
Received on Monday, 14 April 2008 21:42:55 GMT

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