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RE: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts

From: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2008 16:38:20 -0800
To: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@adobe.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6D096C8718FA4241B934489A5E1CE1420118D9B1F2CF@nambx04.corp.adobe.com>

I wrote:

> 2) The folks who make the retail fonts want exactly the two kinds of
> protections in question, which requirements are met by EOT and
> apparently by the compromise proposal as well. The minimum requirement
> seems to be: URL info in the font, plus just enough obfuscation that
> the font can't work in Mac or Windows without pre-processing. That
> minimum will get a critical mass of retail fonts available: many font
> makers would like a LOT MORE than this

That last bit should read "many web developers/designers would like a LOT MORE than this..."


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