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RE: remove normative reference to HTML5

From: Levantovsky, Vladimir <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 07:47:23 -0400
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <7534F85A589E654EB1E44E5CFDC19E3D0BE3ADE07A@wob-email-01.agfamonotype.org>
Hello Glenn,

Thank you for reviewing the WOFF specification and providing your comments. Please note that the latest version is also available as Editor’s draft [2], in addition to the last published version of the WD [1].
Section 5.3 of the HTML5 spec is used to define same-origin matching algorithm - this is why HTML5 is normatively referenced in the WOFF spec. This reference can be found in section 1 of the WOFF 1.0 WD [1], and in section 2 of the latest version of the spec [2] that is soon to become CR.

Thank you,
Vladimir


On Tuesday, June 14, 2011 6:45 PM Glenn Adams wrote:
> 
> The current WD of WOFF File Format 1.0 [1] has an erroneous reference 
> to HTML5, which is not referred to in the specification; therefore, it 
> should be removed. One must not have a normative reference unless it is 
> used normatively.
> 
> Regards,
> Glenn Adams

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-WOFF-20101116/

[2] http://dev.w3.org/webfonts/WOFF/spec/


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