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Re: WOFF FAQ (action 29)

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 05 Feb 2011 01:55:30 -0500
To: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Cc: public-webfonts-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <1296888930.31908.192.camel@desktop.barefootcomputing.com>
On Fri, 2011-02-04 at 17:47 -0800, John Hudson wrote:
> I used the word typography because I think we need to stress that the 
> use of @font-face and the availability of linked fonts -- especially in 
> conjunction with the CSS3 Font Module -- makes possible something more 
> than has been available, typographically, on the Web before this.

I think this is good, and helps, at least a little, to keep up the
pressure on the browsers to improve, and on users to demand more, in the
areas of page layout & typography.



Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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