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Re: Font description is missing @url

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2010 18:14:38 +0900
Message-ID: <4CCE84FE.6090404@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: www-font@w3.org
Hello Chris,

I don't mind what you call it, but can you please make sure that IRIs 
are actually allowed?

Regards,   Martin.

On 2010/10/31 6:33, Chris Lilley wrote:
> Hello www-font,
>
> Working on some woff metadata examples today, It occurred to me that the description element is missing a url attribute.
>
> The element is defined as
>
> description element
>
>      An arbitrary text description of the font's design, its history, etc. This element is optional. If present, it must be a child of the metadata element. This element may be localized.
>
> History, design, influences etc are all interesting and can get quite long, so it seems reasonable to put a shorter summary in the text child of the description element and have a url attribute (as with several other metadata elements) for further information.
>
> I propose therefore the following spec text:
>
> attributes
> url	The url for more information about the font design, history, etc. This attribute is optional.
>
> The impact on existing implementations should be minimal. The RNG is also easy to edit if we decide to add this attribute.
>

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