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Re: WebFonts ready for use

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 2008 23:58:50 +0100
Message-ID: <2285a9d20804301558h629a4768qe2430ca14f76450c@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Erik Dahlström" <ed@opera.com>, "Brad Kemper" <brkemper@comcast.net>, "Paul Nelson" <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>, "Håkon Wium Lie" <howcome@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

2008/4/30 Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>:
> it would make it difficult for authors to serve a font only licensed for
> embedding in documents they produce, since the UA may use it for other
> documents without any deliberate action on the part of either the site or
> the user.

I think it is a mistake to use the term "embedding" in connection with
web-fonts, because it is misleading about how HTTP works; "linking" is
a much more accurate term.

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