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Re: non-normative best practices & file caching

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2010 00:20:04 +0200
Message-ID: <19623.45076.833444.402999@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Cc: public-webfonts-wg@w3.org
Also sprach Dave Crossland:

 > > I think it's ok for browsers to cache decoded files, but they
 > > shouldn't be exposed in other ways.
 > What if the user wants to know the WOFF metadata for all cached files?

That can still be provided by the UA.

 > Given that many web fonts will say "I am installable if you like me,"
 > it is entirely legitimate for users to install and use user agents
 > that have features to conveniently install web fonts. Libre fonts are
 > commonly used as web fonts, and installing libre WOFF-wrapped fonts is
 > likely to be popular.

I agree that this is a use case. I suggest we drop the note. 


              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
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