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Re: WOFF File Format 2.0 First Public Working Draft Published

From: Peter Krautzberger <peter.krautzberger@mathjax.org>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2014 16:28:14 +0200
Message-ID: <CABqxo809ze67DsPPpJ3UxSEER9RqTsFkWJpcbAn2+U2J0DMT2w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julie Morris <Julie@bisg.org>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>
The evaluation report <http://www.w3.org/TR/WOFF20ER/#conclusions> is very
interesting, too.

Peter.


On Fri, May 9, 2014 at 4:01 PM, Julie Morris <Julie@bisg.org> wrote:

>  Thanks, Ivan—yes, this definitely has to do with ebooks too!
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> *Julie Morris*
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> *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
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> 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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> Ivan
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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>*
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> 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.
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