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Re: TECH: Fonts on the Web? (was Re: Kjaginic: 8 points of articulation)

From:deinx nxtxr <deinx.nxtxr@...>
Date:Saturday, October 4, 2008, 12:40
> [] On Behalf Of Mark J. Reed
> > That disgusts me. > > Well, Adobe wanting to be paid for the use of their work doesn't > disgust me. They had to pay the artists who developed the fonts, > after all. But like the MPAA and RIAA, they definitely haven't > adapted well to the technological advances in this area. One doesn't > expect people to have to pay for a license just to read a piece of > hardcopy printed with one of their fonts, after all. But the > distinction between display and authoring is difficult to maintain > when the display is via browser. In the absolute it's impossible, in > fact, much like playing music or showing video or sensitive text while > preventing the user from saving it.
And all of them would probably have less of a problem with copying if they priced their wares more resonably.