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Re: Fonts WG Charter feedback

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 14:22:28 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600906291922xbdf2385t1902f2f2aff4d84b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: HÃ¥kon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 1:42 PM, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>wrote:

> But then if these four browser vendors knew that their preferred solution
> was unsatisfactory to font vendors and could result in significantly reduced
> user choice for an undetermined time period - a tough and risky trade-off
> for any web technology


Maximising user choice means the most unreasonable font vendor dictates what
will be implemented. We're not going to play that game.

- then I hope they are willing to engage with said font vendors and other
> browser makers to find a solution that benefits all our users?
>

We are. We already said we felt pretty good about Ascender's previous
proposal. I'm not so keen on the new one...

Rob
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