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Re: [css3-fonts] font descriptor default values

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 5 Mar 2009 10:33:48 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306600903041333w5c6b39ebx91823cb3f2d3a007@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adam Twardoch <list.adam@twardoch.com>
Cc: Michael Jansson <mjan@em2-solutions.com>, Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>, Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>, HÃ¥kon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 10:35 PM, Adam Twardoch <list.adam@twardoch.com>wrote:

> BTW, I just looked at a test page I made and it seems that Safari
> supports both http:// and file:// URL links to web fonts while Firefox
> does not support file:// at all.
>

That's because we default to a same-origin restriction on font loading. A
local HTML file should be able to use file: to load a font in the same
directory (or a descendant of that directory).

Rob
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