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Re: CSS3 Web Fonts issue with 'block on download'

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 20:41:42 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0905071841l4853e6e1s71e421bc99cfdb61@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com>
Cc: Jonathan Kew <jonathan@jfkew.plus.com>, Adam Twardoch <list.adam@twardoch.com>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, w3-style@boblet.net, www-style@w3.org
On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 2:31 PM, Levantovsky, Vladimir
<Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com> wrote:
> Jonathan Kew wrote:
>>
>> Isn't the MTX compression format used in EOT patented, which might be
>> considered an obstacle to general adoption? Or has this already been
>> satisfactorily resolved through some kind of free and universal
>> license?
>>
>> Jonathan
>
> If adopted, MTX compression will be made available under W3C
> Royalty-Free Patent licensing requirements
> (http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/#sec-Requirements).

Moz people, is this sufficient?  Last thread ROC argued on this for
quite a bit, and Zack Weinburg summed the problems up nicely in
http://markmail.org/message/uklevoalxs375arf.

I'm not sure whether this is a change from what it was being offered
under at that time or not.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 8 May 2009 01:42:24 GMT

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