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Re: Rumours of the death of "new, professionally designed typefaces" are perhaps exaggerated?

From: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2009 11:05:39 -0700
Message-ID: <4A7726F3.8060403@tiro.com>
CC: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Ben Weiner wrote:

>> You don't solve licensing differences via format differences: you find 
>> a single format that allows different kinds of licensing.

> Well, perhaps. I thought for a while that single format could be OTF/TTF 
> with a wrapper to express the licensing. Some others seemed to agree 
> this had merit.

You mean something like .webfont? This idea is still on the table, and 
we're waiting for Tal and Erik to come back with a new proposal, 
probably incorporating some of the ZOT ideas from Jonathan Kew.

Received on Monday, 3 August 2009 18:06:20 UTC

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