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Re: Fonts WG Charter feedback

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 17:43:19 -0400
Message-ID: <7c2a12e20907031443t302ab823h3821431b90317293@mail.gmail.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Cc: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>, John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>, Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Chris Wilson <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 5:39 PM, Håkon Wium Lie<howcome@opera.com> wrote:
> That seems like a US-desktop-centric view. You don't think fonts will
> go mobile? Or be used in cyrillic markets?

Sure they will.  But if IE, Firefox, and Safari all agree upon a
common format, authors are probably not going to go out of their way
to provide TTF/OTF for just Chrome and Opera.  So Opera will have to
support the format if it wants to be able to display web fonts in
practice.
Received on Friday, 3 July 2009 21:44:01 GMT

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