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RE: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 09:57:22 +0100
Message-ID: <18706.45426.357867.701735@opera.com>
To: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@adobe.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Also sprach Thomas Phinney:

 > But the concern of most font makers is not keeping fonts locked in
 > a perfect vault, just keeping the strong majority of users honest.
 > I personally, and folks from most font foundries, believe that even
 > light obfuscation which requires some special tool to break it,
 > will achieve that goal.

This is good compromise, I believe. We identify a few strategic bytes
in TTF/OT files, and XOR them. This makes them uninstallable without
special tools.

              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
Received on Thursday, 6 November 2008 08:58:05 UTC

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