W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-font@w3.org > July to September 2009

RE: Fonts WG Charter feedback

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2009 21:36:50 +0000
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E020BE726@TK5EX14MBXC111.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Hickson [mailto:ian@hixie.ch]

> Wouldn't operating systems just build support in for these fonts,
> making
> the entire exercise pointless? I mean, I assume FreeType would support
> these fonts natively almost immediately, and I see no reason to suspect
> that Apple wouldn't add support for this new format to Mac OS X too,
> since
> it would aid developers significantly if they could see these fonts in
> other applications once they've acquired them.
My employer would be unlikely to do so given its stance on the matter. But yes,
native OS support for this font encoding may bring us back to square one on that platform.
Received on Wednesday, 1 July 2009 21:37:33 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Saturday, 11 June 2011 00:14:02 GMT