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Re: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts - new compromise proposal

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 22:48:07 +0000
Message-ID: <2285a9d20811121448q43822653j926c80a8a40a6604@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Thomas Phinney" <tphinney@adobe.com>, "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

2008/11/12 Thomas Phinney <tphinney@adobe.com>:
> Dave Crossland wrote:
>
>> I suggest a scheme with root strings not based on ENFORCING them, but
>> INFORMING people about them and about full license texts. This is the
>> key difference between DRM and DRE.
>> ...
>> I think consensus around this issue is possible, if it is presented in
>> a way that convinces foundries it will stop casual unauthorised use.
>
> I am dubious that you will find a presentation that will convince
> a critical mass of type foundries of your proposition.

Obviously that isn't the position of Adobe, its your personal opinion,
but as someone influential in a large and itself-influential foundry,
its good to know :-)

I wonder what Vlad, also someone influential in a large and
itself-influential foundry, thinks :-)

Cheers,
Dave
Received on Wednesday, 12 November 2008 22:48:47 GMT

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