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RE: A way forward

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2009 22:25:02 +0000
To: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E020F8357@TK5EX14MBXC113.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> From: www-font-request@w3.org [mailto:www-font-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Dave Crossland
> Sent: Friday, July 24, 2009 3:19 PM

> But, if that is the case - if the existing cross site restriction is
> good enough for foundries who support EOT, and their aim is to get
> profiting from web fonts ASAP, why isn't supplying TTFs with corrupt
> NAME tables and a changed file extension good enough?

As compared to what alternative ? How would those TTFs work in IE ?

> That seems like an adequate speedbump; it has acceptable cross linking
> restriction, installation in desktops is refused for such files, and
> foundries can supply different files for desktop and web licenses. I
> think it must be included in any summaries of the various proposals.

Fine by me.
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