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Re: .webfont Proposal

From: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 00:09:30 +0200
Message-ID: <23DCB052C91846539EA3C1E38A625EAD@FREMYCOMPANY>
To: "Christopher Fynn" <cfynn@gmx.net>, "www-font" <www-font@w3.org>
From: "Christopher Fynn" <cfynn@gmx.net>
> Interestingly
> <http://blogs.msdn.com/e7/archive/2009/07/07/engineering-windows-7-for-a-global-market.aspx>
> says:
>
> "In Windows 7, we needed a solution that would work for all languages and 
> for all fonts, so we created a hybrid approach that combines information 
> from the font itself with metadata (an XML file that provides the 
> information about the fonts on the system)."
>
> So obviously Microsoft already have developed their own XML metadata 
> format for fonts....

I'm not sure we talk about the same thing, here. It's a file that explains 
property of a font
to make data extraction more easy in Windows 7. It's not a font embedding 
format.

At least, it's not how I see the things. 
Received on Sunday, 12 July 2009 22:10:10 GMT

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