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RE: Fonts WG Charter feedback

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 23:12:05 +0200
Message-ID: <19017.11813.783440.89971@opera.com>
To: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
Cc: www-font@w3.org
Also sprach Levantovsky, Vladimir:

 > One smart man presenting at the ATypI WebFonts panel in 2008 said:
 > "It's important to understand who is making the final decision
 > about webfonts. It's not me. It's not the people in the panel. It's
 > not W3C. And it's not you in the audience. The decision is made by
 > the people out there who create web pages and style sheets. If they
 > like what they see, webfonts will soon be changing the face of the
 > web." Håkon, this smart man was you.

Indeed:

   http://people.opera.com/howcome/2008/atypi/

 > The successful outcome of Fonts WG work will enable authors do just that.

It's more likely that we will see a format war along the lines of
BlueRay/HD-DVD or EOT/TrueDoc. In these battles, there are no winners,
but many losers.

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
Received on Monday, 29 June 2009 21:12:58 GMT

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