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Re: New work on fonts at W3C

From: Christopher Slye <cslye@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 21:56:52 -0700
CC: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <B78E3EE6-282F-4F1B-9682-EABF179782D4@adobe.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Hi John. I see no reason for you to suppose I was presupposing. I try  
to be very careful in my choice of words. :)

You make a good point.


On Jun 16, 2009, at 7:54 PM, John Daggett wrote:

> It seems to me you're presupposing the fences you describe must be in
> the font data itself.  Foundries would have a lot more control over  
> the
> construction of these fences if they control the server hosting the  
> font
> data; all sorts of schemes exist for server-regulated access to  
> content.
> None are failsafe or "secure" but they do cover most of the actual use
> cases for obfuscated font formats, namely the casual user trying to
> download fonts to use in desktop applications.  Typekit is just one
> example of this sort of service.
Received on Wednesday, 17 June 2009 04:57:33 UTC

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