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[Bug 11778] New: downloadable font support missing

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Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2011 22:30:17 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-11778-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11778

           Summary: downloadable font support missing
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: glenn@skynav.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


As presently defined, HTML5 does not specify any standard mechanism for
referring to downloadable fonts. In particular, HTML5 refers to CSS 2.1 WD, in
which the @font-face rule no longer exists (in CSS2 it was defined). Indeed,
HTML5 does make one informative reference to @font-face, but again fails to
refer to any defining specification.

In order to support user defined and downloadable fonts, HTML5 should make
reference to the CSS3 Fonts Module which defines the @font-face rule.

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