Re: Fonts WG Charter feedback

On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 9:16 AM, Sylvain Galineau<> wrote:
>>Then, as part of that spec, we would have a table to hold  a machine
>>readable license, different sets of embedding bits (for document, web,
>>pdf, e-book, etc, use) - fields to hold such data as serial number and
>>so on, and whatever else font foundries and vendors think they need, all
>>held right in the font.
> Several browser vendors object to enforcing rules embedded in a resource; whether rootstrings or embedding bits, this is
> Something that has been discussed and rejected a number of times afaik.

That is one of the core issues, for certain. I think many font vendors
will be slow to embrace web fonts without this. However, at least a
couple of the biggest and most key vendors seem amenable, so the
current compromise direction can still get some large/key players.



Received on Monday, 6 July 2009 16:25:37 UTC