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Re: The unmentionable

From: Dirk Pranke <dpranke@chromium.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 18:56:12 -0700
Message-ID: <3726d1bf0907281856t1cd3be63l506e7f1c09d826ba@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Cc: www-font@w3.org
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 6:18 PM, John Hudson<tiro@tiro.com> wrote:
> What the non-IE browser makers have indicated that they do not want is
> technical protections of a kind that would require them to enforce anything
> and potentially expose them to DMCA lawsuits. Such protections are not on
> the table.
> [ ... snip ... ]
> An attempt to interpret the clearly stated position of the browser makers to
> imply that *any* kind of protection at all is anathema and 'will not fly',
> is unsupportable. The browser makers have already indicated what kinds of
> protections they would be willing to accept in a web font format.

Apart from the first paragraph, I am curious what you believe "what
kinds of protections [the browser makers] would be willing to accept"
to be.

-- Dirk

(Not speaking for Chromium, Google Chrome, or Google in any way)
Received on Wednesday, 29 July 2009 01:56:53 UTC

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