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Re: My solution of webfonts problem

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 11:30:13 +0200
Message-ID: <2285a9d20804220230o77b6c492l2d8a94f87471ec94@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Paul Nelson (ATC)" <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>
Cc: "John Daggett" <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>, "freyjkell@gmail.com" <freyjkell@gmail.com>

2008/4/21 Paul Nelson (ATC) <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>:
> Read the Microsoft Office EULA. Fonts are included. Read
> the Vista EULA. Fonts are included.

I'm not sure this is a complete answer: I have clients stil using
Windows 98 and Office 2000.

> Web content authors are liable for the fonts they embed
> on their site, but the User Agent must honor the embedding bits.

Web font is not embedding, it is redistribution, so why would the
TrueType/OpenType DRM for embedding apply?

As someone else pointed out, Silverlight ignores the embedding bits.

Received on Tuesday, 22 April 2008 09:30:45 UTC

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