[tbb-bugs] #20842 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Proposal: Improve Tor Browser font whitelist / bundled fonts

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#20842: Proposal: Improve Tor Browser font whitelist / bundled fonts
 Reporter:  arthuredelstein           |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  assigned
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-usability, ux-team    |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:  #18097                    |         Points:
 Reviewer:                            |        Sponsor:

Comment (by arthuredelstein):

 Replying to [comment:16 winterflaw]:
 > Replying to [comment:15 arthuredelstein]:
 > > Hi Nina -- Montserrat, Source Sans, and the Noto fonts should still be
 usable as WebFonts. The only restriction is that Tor Browser is not
 whitelisting them as system fonts.
 > When you say "WebFonts", do you mean font-face/font-family in CSS?

 Yes, such as the examples in https://css-tricks.com/snippets/css/using-
 font-face/. (Note that the highest security setting blocks this

 > If so, I can't get this to work.  I have a page, which uses them, and
 it's fine in Firefox (Linear B correctly displayed, using the Noto font),
 but it does not work in Tor Browser (I get "tofu").

 I be glad to take a look at your page (if you want to post a link here or
 send it to me directly).

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/20842#comment:17>
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