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RE: New work on fonts at W3C

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 16:54:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906161653010.16244@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 16 Jun 2009, Levantovsky, Vladimir wrote:
> The important point is that we seem to agree we need a universally 
> supported web font wrapper that would allow to put "signs and fences" to 
> reduce a risk of font piracy to a level that would be acceptable for 
> font foundries.

FWIW, I don't think there is anything resembling consensus on this point. 
If today's font foundries aren't willing to trust their customers, they 
will be replaced by companies that are.

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