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Re: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 17:34:40 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600810162134r5d3861f8yf349aaed1c695b73@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Alex Mogilevsky" <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: "bert@w3.org" <bert@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 4:34 PM, Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>wrote:

> Bert, thank you for the overview, I haven't seen it before. It is
> excellent, the best overview of the area, its state and everybody's
> positions -- it should be enough to read just this to get a really good feel
> on what it is about.
>

It's somewhat misleading. For example, no-one has proposed to "let HTTP
headers carry license data". That is a misunderstanding of Access Controls
(which is a W3C proposed spec, so I'm surprised Bert didn't just link to
it).

Bert is clearly pro-EOT, which is fine, but this is not some kind of
"unbiased summary", which is also fine as long as people don't get misled
into thinking it is.

Rob
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healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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