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RE: license element text subelements

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2010 17:40:19 +0000
To: Tal Leming <tal@typesupply.com>, WOFF Working Group FONT <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
CC: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E2A5B81D1@TK5EX14MBXC111.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
That seems reasonable and helpful to the extent it helps generating valid 
WOFF metadata from an existing font file. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-webfonts-wg-request@w3.org [mailto:public-webfonts-wg-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Tal Leming
> Sent: Monday, December 06, 2010 6:27 PM
> To: WOFF Working Group FONT
> Cc: www-font
> Subject: license element text subelements
> 
> Hello Everyone,
> 
> I thought of a possible tweak to the metadata spec. The license element
> is localizable and that means that it must contain at least one text
> subelement. I was recently reminded of some OpenType fonts that have
> name table data that calls the text subelement requirement into
> question.
> 
> In these fonts there is an entry for License Info URL (name ID 14) but
> no entry for License Description (name ID 13). This made me wonder if
> it would be a good idea to tweak the WOFF metadata spec to say that the
> license element MAY contain one or more text sub elements. For example:
> 
> 	<license url="http://somefoundry.com/license" />
> 
> This would not be a breaking change. However it would make the
> localizable element spec a bit more confusing.
> 
> Tal
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