Re: Font Website Usage Barriers and Monopoly

From: Christopher Fynn (
Date: Fri Jan 14 2011 - 05:08:53 CST

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    A system could be made to do what you want using free and open source
    fonts - it is possible to find some very good ones if you search for

    - C

    On 07/01/2011, Krishna Birth <> wrote:
    > For example, I am on a member participation website and I cannot use my
    > desired fonts on my computer as they are "non-transferable' / they cannot be
    > transferred easily and spontaneously. Suppose if a website has my desired
    > fonts to use via @font-face, I cannot use them 'real time' as it is one
    > direction e.g. I want to be able to use the font as I type. Thus there are
    > these barriers and monopoly. Something should have been done about this
    > years ago. Webmail should have it also. I should be able to upload my
    > desired fonts and type on the member participation websites. This feature is
    > important to have on text editors / text fields and should be implemented
    > immediately. Once this feature is used then if particular websites have a
    > policy about what fonts users can upload, they could state it.

    > Best,

    > Meeकu

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