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Re: EOT-Lite File Format

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 19:11:21 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0907301711p69e52d3i54c6b019616abf4d@mail.gmail.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>, Thomas Lord <lord@emf.net>, "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 7:09 PM, Sylvain Galineau<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
>>From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com]
>
>
>>What's the effect on legacy IE of a new version number?
>
> t2embed will read the file up to the last version it understands then skip the rest.
> So we could set version 0x00020003 and keep it the same length.

Excuse me for being dense, but does that mean that IE<=8 will
effectively treat it as a version number of 0x00020000, but IE9 can
reliably distinguish it from 0x2000000?

~TJ
Received on Friday, 31 July 2009 00:12:18 GMT

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