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Re: .webfont Proposal 2

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 19:49:09 +0100
Message-ID: <2285a9d20907161149k692823bvd5e4d587468ac49a@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
2009/7/16 Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>:
>
> There are currently no font formats in IANA's registry, as far as I
> know, but it makes sense to register some. Some operating systems
> already use pseudo-media types internally: e.g., KDE uses
> application/x-font-otf.
>
> W3C has a special liaison with the IETF and the procedure for
> registering new types in the context of a W3C Recommendation is
> relatively simple.

If the W3C can help the IETF to add fonts to the IANA registry, that
would be excellent. I'd like to see common font source formats - SFD,
UFO, VFB - added too.

> if we can get everybody to
> agree to support embedded fonts based on OpenType and only OpenType, I'd
> already be quite happy.

I'd like to see SVG Fonts alongside OpenType in any web font format
specification.
Received on Thursday, 16 July 2009 18:50:09 GMT

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