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RE: suggested WOFF changes

From: Levantovsky, Vladimir <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 22:19:10 -0400
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>, John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Message-ID: <7534F85A589E654EB1E44E5CFDC19E3D03F3DB553B@wob-email-01.agfamonotype.org>
On Tuesday, June 22, 2010 8:52 PM Sylvain Galineau wrote:
> There is nothing we can do or require that would prevent any OS vendor
> from deciding that they will add a system call that does all the
> magic needed for any app that so desires to use a WOFF-encoded font. We
> can certainly require that browsers not install downloaded font
> resources on a permanent basis on the user's system. (And we still
> should imo) 


> But we can't really prevent the system itself from letting users
> handle a WOFF file the way they use any TTF. Which still wouldn't
> change browsers' behavior does i.e. they'd still use the fonts they
> downloaded on a temporary basis.

+2! (if there is any such thing as +2 :)

Received on Wednesday, 23 June 2010 02:18:41 UTC

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