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

From: Mirko Gustony <mirko.gustony@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 23:03:20 +0100
Message-ID: <491CA428.1070901@gmail.com>
To: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Hello Vladimir,

I had no intent to attack font creators or vendors for doing their jobs
(creating, selling and protecting fonts).

Maybe choosing "text" as an example wasn't the best idea (for many
different reasons). But hey, at least I got your attention :)

Piracy is a problem. From that point of view text is not different from
fonts or images or music (aside from the amount of pirated works of art).

I just want to make sure the foundries keep in mind not to make the same
mistakes the record industry made. It did them no good and it won't do
the foundries either.

I fear attempting to solve legal problems by technical means is a risky
path. Chances are to annoy customers and visitors of websites.

Mirko Gustony
Received on Thursday, 13 November 2008 22:04:00 UTC

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