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Re: Font embedding problem

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 13:16:56 +0200
Message-ID: <38F309A8.97621827@w3.org>
To: Ash <ash@sch.bme.hu>
CC: www-font@w3.org


Ash wrote:
> 
> On Mon, 3 Apr 2000, Chris Lilley wrote:
> 
> > Your CSS is correct. Are you sure that the implementation that you were
> > using supports opentype fonts?  Its sort of like images - the HTML might be
> > correct but if the image format is not supported ....
> 
> Well, I use Internet Explorer 5.0 and Netscape 4.7. Do you mean that
> these most widespreaded browsers probably don't support opentype (I
> also tried truetype) font embedding?

Yes.

> That's very sad, because as I saw those special formats that IE and NS
> support are not compatible with each other.

Right.

> So actually it seems that I have to wait till MS or NS takes the trouble
> to make a browser that really matches the CSS specification.

Where in the CSS specification does it say that support for the opentype
format is  required?

--
Chris
Received on Tuesday, 11 April 2000 07:17:10 GMT

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