[Openfontlibrary] FontEmbedding.com

Dave Crossland dave at lab6.com
Wed Jul 23 16:35:54 PDT 2008

2008/7/23 Christopher Fynn <cfynn at gmx.net>:
> These are the same people that released the report trashing free fonts

They were shit-talking proprietary software redistributable at zero
price - "freeware" - and all the problems they identify would be
solvable if those fonts were not proprietary.

>> They say that EOT will be a W3C specification.
> Microsoft's Embedded OpenType (.EOT) Font Format Submission Request to W3C:
> <http://www.w3.org/Submission/2008/01/>

Microsoft can submit whatever they want to the W3C, that doesn't mean
it WILL become a specification.

Bitstream hold plenty of software patents on all this stuff, and they
aren't involved in the W3C, so anyone who wants to implement anything
like EOT is going to be screwed by them.


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