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Re: EOT-Lite File Format

From: Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 20:42:31 -0700
To: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
Cc: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>, robert@ocallahan.org, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1249011751.6257.211.camel@dell-desktop.example.com>
On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 20:15 -0700, Thomas Phinney wrote:
> I should point out that it was my suggestion that a browser could
> simply reject rendering of a font that had root strings. My reason for
> suggesting that was Hakon's concern that a browser that simply ignored
> the root string could open itself up to DMCA action or some such.

That alone is justification for taking EOT-lite off
the table, if what you say sticks.  That is why I ask
for a positive assertion that UAs should render even in
the face of a mis-matched non-nil rootstring.

Received on Friday, 31 July 2009 03:43:11 UTC

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