Re: New work on fonts at W3C

2009/6/23 Aryeh Gregor <>:
> On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 2:12 AM, Brad Kemper<> wrote:
>> Furthermore, the single font could be split into two fonts: one with the
>> vowels, odd numbers, and punctuation, and the other with the consonants and
>> even numbers, and then brought together via @font-face unicode ranges and a
>> font-family stack. This would make it pretty hard to accidentally copy it to
>> another site and have it work, without first understanding that they are not
>> supposed to. And it would make it pretty difficult to use in other
>> applications that do not have @font-face rules.
> The only font vendor objection I can recall that these don't address
> is that they allow people to just upload fonts from their system to
> their website, ignorant of licensing.  Any browser that even *permits*
> OTF/TTF will have this problem.

Which is already, er, all of them, except MSIE.

Received on Tuesday, 23 June 2009 18:52:01 UTC