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Re: FtF Meeting

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 17:35:43 +0100
Message-ID: <19342.36831.683884.309358@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-font@w3.org
Chris Lilley wrote:

 > TAJ> Is CWT new enough to be restricted by this,
 > 
 > Yes
 > 
 > TAJ>  or is the fact that it's
 > TAJ> just a reinterpretation of an existing format enough to let it slide?
 > 
 > Let it slide meaning the WG would work on it? No, its no longer in scope.
 > 
 > Previously it was proposed that both formats would be in scope, and
 > the WG would pick a winner when writing the conformance
 > requirements. That effectively meant that the spec development
 > effort would be split, and the eventual outcome, even if widely
 > predicted, still uncertain.

Indeed. Thanks goes to W3C staff for finding consensus around WOFF. As
a result, the web will be a better place; for browser vendors, web
site developers, and font vendors it will be a more predictable place.

Cheers,

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
Received on Wednesday, 3 March 2010 16:36:18 GMT

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