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RE: EOT-Lite File Format

From: Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 16:11:58 -0700
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1248995518.6257.88.camel@dell-desktop.example.com>
On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 22:59 +0000, Sylvain Galineau wrote:

> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 10:04 AM, Sylvain Galineau
> <sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:

>         2. We recommend using 0x00020000 for EOTL files as that
>         version has no rootstrings nor EUDC. This means step #2 checks
>         for that value
>         only.


> What do you mean "has no rootstrings"? You'd want IE (<=8) to process
> rootstrings contained in EOTL, to make it easier for authors to comply
> with font licensing.


That suggests a SHOULD requirement.  UAs SHOULD ignore
non-nil root-strings but are not obligated to do so.
Authors can't count on them being ignored on the one
hand but UA makers are encouraged to ignore them 
entirely.


-t

> 
Received on Thursday, 30 July 2009 23:12:40 GMT

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