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RE: Announcing new font compression project

From: Richard Fink <rfink@readableweb.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2012 18:20:06 -0400
To: "'John Hudson'" <tiro@tiro.com>, <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001e01cd0d30$ee737df0$cb5a79d0$@com>
Hudson belched:

>they didn't want to give up their IP without
>assurance that there was a point to such a move.

Hmmm.... helping out a billion Windows users using IE6, 7, and 8 wasn't
enough of a point, I guess.
Is there no limit to idiotic statements when it comes to so called
"intellectual property"?

Regards,

Rich


> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Hudson [mailto:tiro@tiro.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2012 1:02 PM
> To: www-font@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Announcing new font compression project
> 
> On 28/03/12 9:20 AM, Richard Fink wrote:
> > Kudos to Vlad and Monotype for seeing the light, finally
> 
> To be fair and accurate, Monotype said a *long* time ago that they were
> willing to release the MTX patents, but only if there was commitment to
> using the technology, i.e. they didn't want to give up their IP without
> assurance that there was a point to such a move. Google appears to have
> provided that assurance.
> 
> JH
Received on Wednesday, 28 March 2012 22:20:22 UTC

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