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

Re: WebOTF Proposal

From: Christopher Slye <cslye@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 12:02:09 -0700
CC: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <83F73351-7A42-49EA-83C8-0FB86BF37354@adobe.com>
To: Jonathan Kew <jonathan@jfkew.plus.com>

On Aug 7, 2009, at 11:14 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> Yes, any sfnt can be packaged this way. This is a repackaging of
> "OpenType the Font Format", as distinct from anything to do with
> "OpenType the Text Layout Model". (I wish the term "OpenType" weren't
> so overloaded. I've lost count of the number of times I've seen users,
> and even developers, utterly confused by it.)

And keep in mind that "OpenType" is a registered trademark of  
Microsoft, so you'll probably want to avoid formally attaching that  
name to this proposal.

-Christopher
Received on Friday, 7 August 2009 19:03:18 GMT

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