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Re: Whatever happened to w3 fonts?

From: Tim Rolands <trolands@truman.edu>
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 97 14:16:58 -0600
Message-Id: <199702172010.UAA19267@truman.edu>
To: <www-font@w3.org>
>Microsoft will clearly have to use TrueDoc if they are not to fall
>behind again, and why would they then use two technologies?

Maybe because OpenType is a lot more than just an embedding solution. If 
I understand it correctly, it will offer larger character sets, automatic 
glyph substitution, and enhanced multilingual support (among other 
things). Although these features may not mean much for the web, they 
might be important for other uses.

Just a thought.


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