Full Article Attached Minutes of the Staff Meeting of Wednesday 19th February 2003

Monday February 24th, 2003

The minutes of the staff meeting of Wednesday 19th February 2003 are now online. Issues discussed include the 1.3 release, plans for 1.4 and 1.5, the Chimera/Camino 0.7 release, having host another tinderbox rewrite and additional developer tools, a research request for Talkback data and the splash screen.

#31 Re: Re: Re: Downloadable fonts: Not even on the ra

by bzbarsky

Wednesday February 26th, 2003 2:16 PM

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> The spec states that the user-agent should not make the font available to any other applications

This is highly nontrivial to do on X, eg, where font handling is completely server-side.

The licenses are relevant if the font _formats_ themselves are not disclosed (which is the point that the parent poster was trying to make; that is the current state of things with all the "downloadable font" stuff out there, as I understand it. Sure, we could support yet _another_ downloadable font format, but who'd use it given the existing ones?).