Apple Says Web Designers Can Post ‘Any Font’ for Use With Safari

Typophile thread regarding Apple’s claim on the Safari web page that, with WebKit’s new support for embedded fonts, “designers can go beyond web-safe fonts and use any font they want to create stunning new websites”. The problem with this language is that while technically it’s possible, legally designers are only permitted to embed fonts which allow such use — and most commercial fonts are not licensed for such use.

Monday, 7 April 2008