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

From: Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 18:48:55 +1100
Message-ID: <491BDBE7.8040303@yeslogic.com>
To: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
CC: Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>, Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>, www-style@w3.org

> You're right, I apologize for the tone. What I wanted to say is that I
> can't possibly see how the proposed approach could be presented to
> foundries to convince them that displaying font EULA to unsuspecting end
> user would solve the problem of unauthorized use of fonts.

I don't really like the pop-up EULA idea, but it would obviously reduce 
the accidental unauthorized use of fonts on websites: presumably the 
author would look at their own site, see the pop-up, and say "Oops!" 
long before any other users got it.

Best regards,


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