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Re: WOFF can't be used offline (claim)

From: suzuki toshiya <mpsuzuki@hiroshima-u.ac.jp>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2013 13:24:06 +0900
Message-ID: <52805BE6.10902@hiroshima-u.ac.jp>
To: www-font@w3.org
The discussion seems to be saying as WOFF has an ambiguity about
the permission of the usage of the transferred WOFF, thus, WOFF
is not suitable to embed in the offline document. I'm not sure
why a conversion to OpenType is expected to be a solution...

Regards,
mpsuzuki

On 11/11/2013 01:15 PM, Chris Lilley wrote:
> Hello Www-font,
> 
> Spotted recently:
> 
> "Which means that fonts in the WOFF format, even free ones, cannot
> be used offline.
> 
> Free fonts in the WOFF format may thus have to be converted to
> OpenType prior to packaging. "
> http://www.w3.org/Style/2013/paged-media-tasks#embedded-fonts
> 
> I'm wondering how that conclusion is arrived at; not clear it is
> correct.
> 
Received on Monday, 11 November 2013 04:24:40 UTC

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