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RE: WebOTF Proposal

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2009 21:01:13 +0000
To: Tal Leming <tal@typesupply.com>, Jonathan Kew <jonathan@jfkew.plus.com>
CC: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E02179C5E@TK5EX14MBXC120.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Very nice !

I have one outstanding question regarding ZOT compression: what are the concrete benefits of per-table compression ? I'm willing to risk a 'duh' answer here :) That's fine as I have no development experience with low-level font handling.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: www-font-request@w3.org [mailto:www-font-request@w3.org] On Behalf
>Of Tal Leming
>Sent: Thursday, August 06, 2009 12:11 PM
>To: www-font
>Subject: WebOTF Proposal
>
>We, (Jonathan Kew, Erik van Blokland and myself) have combined our ZOT
>and .webfont proposals into a new WebOTF proposal. The full
>specification is attached.
>
>In short:
>- The ZOT compression scheme is retained.
>- The XML data from the .webfont proposal, in a reduced and refactored
>form, is stored within the WebOTF file.
>
>We are still endorsing the same-origin restrictions and CORS concepts
>that have been discussed. We are still hopeful that browsers will find
>ways to display the meta data stored in the font.
>
>We'd love to know what you think.
>
>Tal
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