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Bitmap fonts in HTML (was: Re: Staged bugs & editorial fixes for HTML5.0, and staged WHATWG patches for HTML5.1)

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 15:37:59 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2mbzuc8-U+npUk+V1bDeXh+y=+JyNfWOpwPxM3ZmdaYEQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
(moving to its own thread)

Hi Leonard,

The relevant commit is this:

My quick and dirty summary did not represent everything that is happening
there, so please read the full patch to get all the details.


On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 11:39 AM, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>wrote:

> >* allow use of bitmap fonts (7587)
> >
> This one REALLY concerns me for a variety of reasons.  Can you point to
> where in the WHATWG spec this lives?
> However, I can't think of a single good reason to include this in HTML 
> and LOTS of reasons to reject it.
> Thanks,
> Leonard
Received on Tuesday, 8 January 2013 04:38:47 UTC

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