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RE: the discussion is over, resistance time

From: Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>
Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2009 17:54:28 -0700
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, luke whitmore <lwhitmore@gmail.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1246582468.6767.203.camel@dell-desktop.example.com>
On Fri, 2009-07-03 at 00:43 +0000, Sylvain Galineau wrote:

> >A system of rootstrings forbids a client from
> >performing certain computations with a file that
> >is already in hand, if the client is to be called
> >conforming.  This refusal is in spite of the fact
> >that no interop enhancement is thus obtained.
> The first sentence is correct. The second does not logically follow. Today, Mozilla may reject a web font that WebKit would not. That is not interoperable even though rootstrings are not involved.

That is not an *inter*-op issue.  No 
program in what you describe is confused
as to the meaning of any particular bit of
data.  They diverge only in terms of what
they afford users.

Received on Friday, 3 July 2009 00:55:10 UTC

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