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Re: Telcon reminder and agenda - Wed. Nov. 6th

From: Joe Vieira <joe@myfonts.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2013 15:54:35 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJa=EB25q6Ttxq+qZAd9a_y4f=YxtH8rhs+AsxMQW=xpDZ7RQQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotype.com>, "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
I can't make the call either as i am on another one.

David/Vlad re: your top level font media type draft, I'm happy to work on /
think about ways to collect stats on misused & incorrect media types. If
that is of benefit to the drafts argument.

Joe


On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 12:12 PM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:

> Hello Vladimir,
>
> Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 10:20:43 PM, you wrote:
>
>
> > We will have our regularly scheduled telcon tomorrow
>
> My regrets for this evening's call. I'm getting ready to travel to
> China tomorrow. I'm also further behind on the report than I would
> have liked, in consequence (but will have some time on the flight to
> get more done).
>
> > Agenda:
> >
> > -          Review open action items
> > (http://www.w3.org/Fonts/WG/track/)
>
> I closed off three actions of mine that were done, and in the past.
>
> > -          Updates on the current activities (including recent ISO
> activities)
> >
> > -          Quick summary of WG findings and future plans (for W3C TPAC
> meeting next week)
> >
> > -          Idea up for discussion: Sampo and I had a quick chat
> > about WOFF 2.0 activities and he came up with an idea on one
> > additional optimization item for TTF glyph data  the outline
> > points. In many cases the outline points are defined so that  the
> > on-curve point between two off-curve points can be easily calculated
> > as a middle point of the line segment that connects off-curve point.
> > The on-curve points are needed to be explicitly defined for hints,
> > but when optimizing font data for compression those  that are
> > trivially located and can be restored easily can be dropped (and
> > restored later after decompression). What do you guys think  should we
> try and evaluate this?
>
> It is probably worth evaluating; it should be done with significant
> input from font designers so they are comfortable that the visual
> integrity is not compromised.
>
> --
> Best regards,
>  Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
>
>
>
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