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Re: .screenfonts [and optical sizes]

From: Laurence Penney <lorp@lorp.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 16:03:27 +0200
Cc: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B69401FE-A748-4EDE-94E0-63EC568C9EE8@lorp.org>
To: Ben Weiner <ben@readingtype.org.uk>
Of course, the cooler the wrapper format becomes, the more likely it  
is that the wrapper format becomes a new desktop format... Would that  
be a good or a bad thing?

- L

On 17 Jul 2009, at 12:55, Ben Weiner wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Gustavo Ferreira wrote:
>> (I am aware that OpenType has a mechanism for dealing with optical  
>> sizes, but this is not yet widely supported and I haven't heard of  
>> any plans to do so in the near future.)
> Supported within fonts or by font-handling software?
>
> I would love to hear that existing high-quality fonts that do not  
> support this mechanism could be re-issued to include the support,  
> but I guess that is not likely. In which case, it would be great to  
> have the information expressed in the web font wrapper and move the  
> task of supporting it towards browser software authors.
>
> Cheers,
> Ben
Received on Friday, 17 July 2009 14:04:07 GMT

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