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Re: WOFF type registration

From: Tab Atkins <tabatkins@google.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2010 12:13:08 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=CfpYYbgg+6S_BHL1c0DV3y+qvSYMKqeUh8rpg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com>
Cc: "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Levantovsky, Vladimir
<Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com> wrote:
> We were told that it would be an uphill battle and that it might take years to register a new top-level MIME type, and that there is no guarantee that we ever get there. It could have delayed the progress of the WOFF spec and we felt like it would have been too much of an effort. The WG discussed it at the No. 10 telcon and decided to go the easier route and register application/font-woff.

"it might take years to register a new top-level MIME type" is the
most retarded thing I've ever heard, but it's not your fault.

Just wanted to know.

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