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RE: RE: New work on fonts at W3C

From: Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 16:14:32 +0000
To: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>, "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com>
CC: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <61027177C88032458A7862054B3C6258035AEA@TK5EX14MBXW652.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>
d.crossland@gmail.com [mailto:d.crossland@gmail.com] wrote:
>Your assertion that users live happily with iTunes staggers belief. DVD Jon's new company wouldn't get VC funding if that was the case, and then there's the Apple vs France legal procedings.

I don’t have the references for what you’re talking about, but in general, I’d say “DRM” is not something I’m a particular fan of  - proper expression of licensing intent, and the unlocking of commercially-produced font licenses for use with web content, IS.

>DRM isn't acceptable to a lot of people, and while Apple or Microsoft might try it on in their little private fiefdoms, there is no place for DRM in standards based development communities.

I’d like to ask that we keep the discussion from falling into name-calling.

Received on Monday, 22 June 2009 16:15:13 UTC

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