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

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 23:13:32 +0000
Message-ID: <491CB49C.2080909@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
CC: www-style@w3.org



David Woolley wrote:

> There is a hint in the above [which I snipped : PT] that "hacking" 
 > has negative connotations.  In the open sources world, creating
 > variants is called "forking" and the ability to do so is considered
 > a desirable feature by people like the Free Software Foundation.

OK, but I can't see the point you are making.  Hacking /does/
have negative connotations (any newspaper headline that
mentions a computer hacker is not being complimentary),
whilst forking is (in many people's eyes) good.

Surely you and Vladimir are as one here, are you not ?

Philip TAYLOR
Received on Thursday, 13 November 2008 23:14:21 GMT

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