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Re: Java Font Comment

From: Walter Ian Kaye <boo@best.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 1996 11:17:12 -0800
Message-Id: <v02120d01ad5118b99dfd@[]>
To: www-font@w3.org
At 6:38p 02/20/96, glen@met.bitstream.com wrote:
 > Bitstream also has been working in the Java area. We have been
 > working on a very high quality scalable solution called TrueDoc.
 > (visit www.bitstream.com). The first Java fix we did, was to
 > allow the access to all fonts located on your local machine
 > rather than the 4 hard wired Java fonts. Some of this work was
 > done in support of Future Tense. They have a great publishing
 > and viewing product called Texture, completely written in Java.
 > TrueDoc is also built into Texture. We are working fast and
 > furiously at making TrueDoc the scalable font transport and
 > imaging engine for the Web. We will be showing TrueDoc and
 > several implementations at Boston Seybold in two weeks.

A couple of months ago (maybe it's changed since then) I looked at the
TrueDoc web page, and it seemed to me like Yet Another Stylesheet Language,
and not a very inviting one at that. I take it the Java implementation is a
different thing altogether?

    Walter Ian Kaye <boo@best.com>     Programmer - Excel, AppleScript,
          Mountain View, CA                         ProTERM, FoxPro, HTML
 http://www.natural-innovations.com/     Musician - Guitarist, Songwriter
Received on Wednesday, 21 February 1996 14:17:22 UTC

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