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RE: WOFF File Format 2.0 First Public Working Draft Published

From: Julie Morris <Julie@bisg.org>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2014 14:01:48 +0000
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
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Thanks, Ivan-yes, this definitely has to do with ebooks too!

Julie Morris
Project Manager: Standards & Best Practices
Book Industry Study Group | BISG.org<http://www.bisg.org/>
Tel: 646-336-7141 Ext 14
Email: julie@bisg.org<mailto:julie@bisg.org>

From: Ivan Herman [mailto:ivan@w3.org]
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2014 5:08 AM
To: W3C Digital Publishing IG
Subject: Fwd: WOFF File Format 2.0 First Public Working Draft Published

FYI; I am not sure how this would affect publishing (aren't font files distributed as part of a book?). But is certainly affect magazines...


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WOFF File Format 2.0 First Public Working Draft Published<http://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/3834>
// W3C News<http://www.w3.org/blog/news/archives/3834>

The WebFonts Working Group<http://www.w3.org/Fonts/WG/> has published a First Public Working Draft of WOFF File Format 2.0<http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/WD-WOFF2-20140508/>. Based on experience with WOFF 1.0, which is widely deployed, this specification provides improved compression and thus lower use of network bandwidth, while still allowing fast decompression even on mobile devices. This is achieved by combining a content-aware preprocessing step and improved entropy coding, compared to the Flate compression used in WOFF 1.0.

Ivan Herman, W3C
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