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RE: Transition Request for FPWD of WOFF File Format 1.0

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 10:24:02 +0100
To: "'Chris Lilley'" <chris@w3.org>
Cc: "'Philippe Le Hegaret'" <plh@w3.org>, "'Levantovsky, Vladimir'" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>, <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <031d01cb2a48$cab48070$601d8150$@org>
The fact that we've done it before doesn't mean it's the best thing to do
;-)  

It can be a pain to have to remember which URIs or which parts of a URI have
to be uppercased on the occasions when you have to write the URI directly.
I'd prefer to go forward with lower-case only where possible.

RI

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Richard Ishida
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Lilley [mailto:chris@w3.org]
> Sent: 22 July 2010 20:42
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: 'Philippe Le Hegaret'; 'Levantovsky, Vladimir';
public-webfonts-wg@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Transition Request for FPWD of WOFF File Format 1.0
> 
> On Thursday, July 22, 2010, 9:23:22 PM, Richard wrote:
> 
> RI> Can't we lowercase woff as the short name.  Otherwise I think it
> RI> will lead to problems given that our server is case-sensitive.
> 
> Looking at our technical reports I see just as many, if not more,
shortnames
> where an acronym is in upper case (as usual in English) as where it is
lower
> case.
> 
> 
> 
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>  Technical Director, Interaction Domain
>  W3C Graphics Activity Lead
>  Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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