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Re: the truth which dare not speak it's name

From: Tal Leming <tal@typesupply.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2009 10:50:06 -0400
Cc: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>, Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-Id: <66BF990F-E3E1-42F3-8242-4CD45446C9BE@typesupply.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Jul 8, 2009, at 9:53 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> Speaking purely for myself, the idea that the purchasers of digital
> content somehow value the 'exclusivity' of their purchase seems...
> strange.

Really? It's pretty simple. When someone licenses a font, either a  
publicly available font or a custom font, they are doing it because  
*they* want to use the font. They aren't doing it because they want  
*everyone* to use the font.

Received on Wednesday, 8 July 2009 14:50:53 UTC

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