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Re: Protecting WebFonts

From: Martin J Duerst <mduerst@ifi.unizh.ch>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 1996 10:41:53 +0200 (MET DST)
To: gdr@cataneo.bitstream.com (Gary Ruben)
Cc: lee@sq.com, www-font@w3.org, michael@cascadilla.com
Message-ID: <"josef.ifi..151:"@ifi.unizh.ch>
Gary Ruben wrote:

>> Well, then people in a corporate environment using a firewall probably can't
>> see the font at all.  Worse, SSL isn't in all browsers, and there are
>Actually, I think this has a positive for people in a corporate site
>behind the firewall. The company will probably want to do internal
>publishing, using site licensed fonts (possibly custom designed) which
>they don't want to get loose. The people behind the firewall could get
>the fonts from the document server behind the wall, people outside
>can't. It works both ways.

I don't know any company that uses completely different fonts
for their internal communication and their external
communication. But maybe there are such companies?

Regards,	Martin.
Received on Friday, 23 August 1996 04:42:44 UTC

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