W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-font@w3.org > July to September 2009

Re: cutting to the chase

From: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
Date: Sun, 2 Aug 2009 22:31:27 -0700
Message-ID: <f49ae6ac0908022231s64ae69bfoaa866de612c066be@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-font@w3.org
On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 10:27 PM, Thomas
Phinney<tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu> wrote:
>> No, it's not laughable.  No alternative is
>> emerging and if their only remaining objection
>> is "we won't play", well, that's not much of an
>> objection in the long view.
>
> Sure it is. Their reasons for "not playing" are that they don't see
> that they can continue to have a business in that universe.

I left out the corollary: if they are correct in their assessment,
then the creation of new, professionally designed typefaces could dry
up a few years after this transition to raw TTF/OTF on web sites.

T
Received on Monday, 3 August 2009 05:32:08 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Saturday, 11 June 2011 00:14:03 GMT