December 3, 2001

BitStream suggests opening PFR technology to Mozilla

Author: JT Smith

Vassilii Khachaturov writes,"You just have to ask nicely to make a commercial product vendor
agree to put it out as open source! This article at, provides some
experience with embedding fonts into an HTML page. BitStream
TrueDoc PFR technology (a.k.a. dynamic fonts) turned out not to
work on Linux and other Unix variants within Netscape -- the only browser which includes support for dynamic fonts on these systems.
After BitStream was
urged to go open source with the technology for the benefit
of the Mozilla project, BitStream reaction was readiness
to do so. Call for action to Mozilla developers."


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