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Re: EOT-Lite File Format

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 17:19:59 -0700 (PDT)
To: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <32337113.198041248999599910.JavaMail.root@cm-mail02.mozilla.org>
> > > When you say "the font is not loaded" do
> > > you mean MUST, MAY, or SHOULD?
> >
> > For implementations *only* supporting EOT-Lite, the font is not
> > loaded.  No exceptions.
> I think we have a problem there.  What you describe is a
> DRM-via-standards mechanism - the very problem that EOT-lite
> supposedly cures.   This is probably a minor problem rather than one
> that needs to cause a split (is my take on the tone and content of the
> discussion).

No, it's a validity check.  If a file is XOR-swizzled or MTX
compressed it's not a valid EOT-Lite file.  Same as trying to use a
HTML file as an image file, it's not in a valid format.
Received on Friday, 31 July 2009 00:20:41 UTC

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