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Re: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 01:19:57 -0800 (PST)
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <26011192.225961225963197703.JavaMail.root@cm-mail01.mozilla.org>


>> 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.
> 
> On Linux any font recognisable by FreeType can be installed.
> 
> We would need to extend FreeType to support these DRM'd fonts in order
> that Mozilla, Prince, and other web user-agents that run on Linux
> could load them.

No, the idea is that user agents un-twiddle those bits before activating the 
font via FreeType or whatever.  To FreeType it's just a normal TT/OT font, no
changes needed.

John Daggett
Mozilla Japan
Received on Thursday, 6 November 2008 09:20:38 GMT

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