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

Levantovsky, Vladimir wrote:

> I would just trust the UA would do what it's supposed to do (unless a
+ hacker modified Firefox, but that's a different story). I don't think we
+ can prevent this with font licensing - a hacked Firefox version would
+ still be seen as Firefox, licensing restrictions won't help.

There is a hint in the above that "hacking" has negative connotations. 
In the open sources world, creating variants is called "forking" and the 
ability to do so is considered a desirable feature by people like the 
Free Software Foundation.

David Woolley
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Received on Thursday, 13 November 2008 23:06:37 UTC