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Re: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts

From: Brady Duga <duga@ljug.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 09:04:36 -0800
Cc: Brady Duga <duga@ljug.com>, Thomas Phinney <tphinney@adobe.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5D711C27-B644-45D0-A92A-1553A0A44698@ljug.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>


On Nov 5, 2008, at 6:45 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Thomas Phinney wrote:
>>
>> 2) That the web font file NOT work on Mac and Windows OS as a  
>> regular system-level font if dropped in the system fonts folder,  
>> without any other processing.
>
> That doesn't seem like a very useful restriction; it's pretty easy  
> to circumvent in the case of EOT.  So people who want to do this  
> will still be able to with EOT...  Do you know what the reasoning  
> for wanting this is?

It has been my experience that reason does not play a significant role  
in decisions about rights management.

--Brady
Received on Wednesday, 5 November 2008 17:07:15 GMT

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