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Re: SVG Fonts inside of OpenType fonts? [Cross-post from www-font@w3.org]

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:15:11 -0700 (PDT)
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-font@w3.org, Lars Hellström <Lars.Hellstrom@residenset.net>
Message-ID: <1471130824.347634.1309194911028.JavaMail.root@zimbra1.shared.sjc1.mozilla.com>
Chris Lilley wrote:

> LH> 2. It would conversely be interesting to see an XML encoding for the 
> LH> information in SFNT tables (I'm primarily thinking GPOS, GSUB, and friends,
> LH> as each table has to be specified separately). The last time I checked [oh
> LH> dear, that is close to two years ago!], there was only one tool around for
> LH> doing such conversions, and its XML format was completely undocumented. :-(
> 
> Isn't that what Unified Font Object (UFO) is for?
> 
> http://unifiedfontobject.org/
> http://www.letterror.com/ufo/index.html

UFO isn't a complete XML serialization, it uses Adobe's feature list
format.  When I asked Tal about this before he noted that XML
serialization of GPOS/GSUB is a bit tricky due to the structure of these
tables.

John Daggett
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