[webkit-dev] Same Origin Restriction on WOFF fonts across WebKit

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Fri Jan 28 15:11:15 PST 2011

On Jan 28, 2011, at 3:06 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:

> The WOFF font specification requires that browsers apply Same Origin
> Restrictions (SOR) to WOFF fonts.  So far, Firefox and IE9 follow this
> requirement, while we and Opera don't.
> As far as I know, our lack of SOR is basically an accident; we
> implemented support for WOFF before this requirement was added, and
> just haven't gotten around to adding it in yet.
> Chrome people seem amenable to applying SOR to WOFF fonts in Chrome.
> Is it okay to add this across all our webkit ports?

It's not an accident. It has been our intent to willfully ignore this requirement.


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