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RE: EOT-Lite File Format

From: Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 16:30:38 -0700
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1248996638.6257.95.camel@dell-desktop.example.com>
On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 23:26 +0000, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
> >Nope, it has to be a MUST requirement - UAs MUST ignore non-nil
> >rootstrings.  IE <= 8 browsers will just be nonconforming (which is
> >fine, since they were produced before this standard was produced), and
> >authors can take advantage of that to hack something resembling
> >same-origin into it if they wish.
> 
> Precisely. In fact, there isn’t even a MUST for clients. For them, EOTL
> has not rootstring data. Period.
> 
> 
> The format could however describe the rootstring field as a MAY for EOTL
> generators. But that is the furthest it would go.


My goodness this is refreshing.

I'm not leaping up to volunteer but it'd be swell
if we had a "secretary" of sort who was translating
all this informal talk into draft-of-draft language.

-t
Received on Thursday, 30 July 2009 23:31:18 GMT

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