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

From: Gustavo Ferreira <gustavo.ferreira@hipertipo.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 12:05:15 -0200
Message-Id: <C7CC778F-1060-4999-AE69-E06D0F5D9ADF@hipertipo.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

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Op Nov 13, 2008, om 10:37 AM heeft Mikko Rantalainen het volgende  
geschreven:

> Gustavo Ferreira wrote:
>> Op Nov 11, 2008, om 9:14 PM heeft Levantovsky, Vladimir het
>> volgende geschreven:
>>>
>>> I must respectfully disagree. Existing fonts only expose
>>> information on embedding restrictions, all other conditions such as
>>> scope of use and distribution, etc., are outlined in the actual font
>>> license and are not machine-readable.
>>
>> i agree with vladimir, current bits do not represent the terms for
>> font usage on the web.
>>
>> this proposal by fontlab attemps to do so:
>> http://www.eeulaa.org/open_type.html
>
> How would EEULAA prevent copyright violations? Anybody *must* be  
> able to
> add their own EEULAA table to a font because anybody can create their
> own font (ignore the quality for now) and they must be able to express
> their *own* license for their own font. As such, tools to
> add/modify/remove EEULAA information from a font must be available for
> public.

george williams said he is willing to implement this in fontforge  
once the spec is 'mature'.

- - g.

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