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Mozilla Supports Web Open Font Format

Today, Mozilla is excited to join the organizations listed below to endorse the Web Open Font Format (WOFF) specification.  We are also implementing this specification in  Firefox 3.6 and beyond.

The official endoresement and supporting organizations can be found below.  Hacks.mozilla.org also has a full post about WOFF implementation for Firefox 3.6 and beyond.

We endorse the WOFF specification, with default same-origin loading restrictions, as a Web font format, and expect to license fonts for Web use in this format.

Bold Monday http://www.boldmonday.com
Commercial Type http://commercialtype.com
Emigre http://emigre.com
Emtype Foundry http://www.emtype.net
Fonthead http://www.fonthead.com
FontShop International http://fontfont.com
Hoefler & Frere-Jones http://typography.com
House Industries http://houseindustries.com
Incipit http://incipit.com
Incubator http://vllg.com/Incubator
The Indian Type Foundry http://www.indiantypefoundry.com
International Typeface Corporation http://itcfonts.com
Jeremy Tankard Typography Ltd www.typography.net
John Downer http://www.aaupnet.org/programs/2007production/Bios/DownerBio.pdf (PDF link)
Klim Type Foundry http://klim.co.nz
KLTF http://kltf.de
Kombinat-Typefounders http://www.kombin.at
LettError http://letterror.com
Linotype http://linotype.com
Lux Typographics http://luxtypo.com
Mac Rhino Fonts http://www.macrhino.com
Mark Simonson Studio http://www.ms-studio.com
Monotype Imaging http://fonts.com
Okay Type & Design http://www.okaytype.com
OurType http://www.ourtype.be
Process Type Foundry http://processtypefoundry.com
Thirstype http://vllg.com/Thirstype
Type My Type http://typemytype.com
Type Supply http://typesupply.com
TypoNine http://typonine.com
Typotheque http://typotheque.com
Underware http://www.underware.nl
Village http://vllg.com

72 responses to “Mozilla Supports Web Open Font Format”

  1. Trackback from How-To Implement Cross-Browser on at 11:57 pm:

    How-To Implement Cross-Browser @font-face Support…

    Firefox 3.6 “Final” was released today and one of the major addition is the support for the Web Open Font Format or WOFF. The result of a collaboration between the font designers Erik van Blokland and Tal Leming with help from Mozilla’s Jonathan Ke…

  2. Pingback from Jennifer James Wright » THE FOX GOES WOFF on at 12:09 pm:

    [...] 2. WOFF contains information allowing you to see the font’s origin. This particular feature has helped the new format gain the support of several foundries. [...]

  3. Pingback from Thanks to Mozilla, Web Gets Less Ugly, Good Type Gets Machine Readable on at 7:31 pm:

    [...] support from Mozilla announced with the release of Firefox 3.6, and with the advocacy of leading type foundries such as Linotype, [...]

  4. Pingback from No Browser Wars in Austin » arunerblog on at 1:26 pm:

    [...] and expecting big things from you guys. What’s generally surprising to me is that with the promise of an agreement on fonts and other things, we’re agreeing more than disagreeing. Maybe browser ballot issues in the [...]

  5. Pingback from Update für Firefox behebt Sicherheitslücken | HowtoForge on at 12:24 pm:

    [...] Notes. Eine schwerwiegende Sicherheitslücke tritt bei der Verarbeitung des Web Open Font Format (WOFF) auf, das mit Version 3.6 eingeführt wurde. Daher sind ältere Versionen von dem Problem nicht [...]

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    [...] رخنه که ناشی Web Open Font Format است،می تواند به یک صفحه ی وب مخرب اجازه دهد تا هر [...]

  7. Pingback from Microsoft abbraccia WOFF prima di Google | bruno trani dot info on at 12:20 am:

    [...] ha introdotto stabilmente il formato WOFF solo con Firefox 3.6 – che di recente è stato aggiornato includendo il progetto Lorentz per [...]

  8. Pingback from Microsoft abbraccia WOFF prima di Google | Giovanni Raco on at 3:12 am:

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  9. Pingback from Google Chrome to Support the Web Open Font Format - Programming Blog on at 7:34 am:

    [...] Perhaps even more important than browser support is the fact that font foundries are getting behind the new spec. WOFF fonts aren’t secure, so the format won’t be used by foundries wanting to regulate the use of their work. However, over 30 major type foundries — including Adobe, House Industries, Hoefler & Frere-Jones and ITC, LinoType — are already endorsing the format. [...]

  10. Pingback from Google Chrome to Support the Web Open Font Format | Tech Alps on at 11:03 am:

    [...] Perhaps even more important than browser support is the fact that font foundries are getting behind the new spec. WOFF fonts aren’t secure, so the format won’t be used by foundries wanting to regulate the use of their work. However, over 30 major type foundries — including Adobe, House Industries, Hoefler & Frere-Jones and ITC, LinoType — are already endorsing the format. [...]

  11. Pingback from Media Blog » Blog Archive » Google Chrome to Support the Web Open Font Format on at 1:06 pm:

    [...] Perhaps even more important than browser support is the fact that font foundries are getting behind the new spec. WOFF fonts aren’t secure, so the format won’t be used by foundries wanting to regulate the use of their work. However, over 30 major type foundries — including Adobe, House Industries, Hoefler & Frere-Jones and ITC, LinoType — are already endorsing the format. [...]

  12. Pingback from WOFF font format submitted to W3C | RefreshTheNet on at 9:51 am:

    [...] an emerg­ing con­sen­sus on font for­mats for the Web, sup­ported by browser ven­dors and by a sig­nif­i­cant num­ber of type foundries. The sub­mis­sion to W3C was made by three W3C mem­bers (all browser ven­dors): Microsoft, [...]

  13. Pingback from Google Chrome to Support the Web Open Font Format | Fotan Web & Graphic Design on at 3:45 pm:

    [...] Perhaps even more important than browser support is the fact that font foundries are getting behind the new spec. WOFF fonts aren’t secure, so the format won’t be used by foundries wanting to regulate the use of their work. However, over 30 major type foundries — including Adobe, House Industries, Hoefler & Frere-Jones and ITC, LinoType — are already endorsing the format. [...]

  14. Pingback from Un standard de polices d’écriture pour le Web on at 5:09 am:

    [...] utilisé par les fonderies qui veulent réguler l’utilisation de leur travail. Cependant, plus de 30 fonderies incluant Adobe, House Industries, Hoefler & Fre-Jones, ITC et LinoType approuvent déjà le [...]

  15. Pingback from Firefox Fix Heads Off Font Attack - SYSVOLT Technologies on at 1:37 pm:

    [...] flaw in the Web Open Font Format (WOFF) could potentially allow a malicious Web page to run any command, such as downloading [...]

  16. Pingback from Windows 7 Insider » Blog Archive » Meet WOFF, The Standard Web Font Format on at 12:48 am:

    [...] on Monday, April 19 at http://www.w3.org/Submission/2010/03/. Browser vendors and a growing number of type foundries now agree on a common encoding format for web fonts, thus closing an era of cross-browser [...]

  17. Pingback from Windows 7 Insider » Blog Archive » Meet WOFF, The Standard Web Font Format on at 12:48 am:

    [...] vendors and a growing number of type foundries now agree on a common encoding format for web fonts, thus closing an era of cross-browser [...]

  18. Pingback from Встречайте WOFF, стандартизованный формат веб-шрифтов | Like Contributor Blog on at 12:41 pm:

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  19. Pingback from FontFont endorses WOFF | web page status on at 8:11 am:

    [...] hope that besides the upcoming Mozilla Firefox 3.6 other browsers will join in implementing [...]

  20. Pingback from London Web Design » Blog Archive » FontFont endorses WOFF on at 10:02 pm:

    [...] hope that besides the upcoming Mozilla Firefox 3.6 other browsers will join in implementing [...]

  21. Pingback from FontFont endorses WOFF | TechnologyBO.com on at 3:59 am:

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  22. Pingback from Dónde conseguir tipografías para la web « Docepuntos on at 4:02 am:

    [...] se llamaba .webfont/WebOTF se llama ahora WOFF (Web Open Font Format). Foundries y navegadores dan instrucciones para este standard emergente, y la ayuda seguirá aumentando. Los archivos WOFF incluyen datos XML [...]

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