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Re: OpenType 1.6

From: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2010 07:51:29 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTin9Xd8ZRfYDKCVs8AIxPxbkLm3XLYxi6yk3Vhsi@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-font@w3.org
That's the best version to use.

That being said, some of the newer things in 1.6 are not yet widely
supported. But that doesn't mean there's some specific older version
of the spec that is better to use.

Regards,

T

On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 7:23 AM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
> Hello www-font,
>
> The latest version of OpenType seems to be 1.6
> http://www.microsoft.com/typography/otspec/
> which is noted "is fully technically equivalent to the ISO/IEC 14496-22:2009 (Second Edition) "Open Font Format" standard".
>
> Is that the version which is actually implemented in practice, or an older version?
>
> The 1.5 to 1.6 changes list
> http://www.microsoft.com/typography/otspec/changes.htm
> reads as if 1.6 is the right one to reference, just wanted a quick sanity check.
>
> --
> Chris Lilley          mailto:chris@w3.org
> Technical Director, Interaction Domain
> W3C Graphics Activity Lead
> Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
>
>
>



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