Re: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts - new compromise proposal

> Op Nov 11, 2008, om 9:14 PM heeft Levantovsky, Vladimir het  
> volgende geschreven:
>> On Tuesday, November 11, 2008 5:56 PM  Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> Before we get lost in rhetoric again, let us remember that
>> existing font formats already expose such licensing restrictions.  We
>> don't have to invent any new technical solution for combining a font
>> with its restrictions.  The only thing that is legitimately being
>> discussed is the matter of obfuscation: whether it is necessary  
>> and, if
>> so, what manner of obfuscation is optimal.
> I must respectfully disagree. Existing fonts only expose
> information on embedding restrictions, all other conditions such as
> scope of use and distribution, etc., are outlined in the actual font
> license and are not machine-readable.

i agree with vladimir, current bits do not represent the terms for  
font usage on the web.

this proposal by fontlab attemps to do so: 

- gustavo.

Received on Wednesday, 12 November 2008 00:07:06 UTC