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Re: Combining ZOT with .webfont metadata

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2009 11:51:34 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600907271651s66613039i2d9590e9d85a8dfe@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>, Erik van Blokland <erik@letterror.com>, HÃ¥kon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, Tal Leming <tal@typesupply.com>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 8:25 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> Keep in mind that EOT Lite is not competing with any of the other
> formats being proposed.  It's a short-term solution that lets us hit
> interop in the near future.  More ideal solutions can and likely will
> replace it later on, but even in the best case this won't happen for
> at least half a decade.
>

Realistically, if EOT-Lite became broadly supported the value of
standardizing any other format would be very low, possibly even negative.

Rob
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