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

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 09:54:37 +1200
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=Ck4WT60qV=NcvN9LcS==T5LTayg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tab Atkins <tabatkins@google.com>
Cc: list.adam@twardoch.com, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>, www-svg@w3.org, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>, OpenType List <opentype-migration-list@indx.co.uk>
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 5:58 AM, Tab Atkins <tabatkins@google.com> wrote:

> While I certainly like many of the abilities that SVG fonts can bring,
> I was under the impression that the problems with them run further
> than what you list.  For example, you theoretically have the ability
> to add an <html:video> to a <glyph> (loading the data from a data:
> url, if necessary).  How does this work?
>

I would just say that the user-agent should impose the same restrictions on
SVG fonts as on SVG images, and leave it at that for now. That doesn't
really solve the problem, but it reduces it to a problem we need to solve
anyway (both at the implementation and spec levels).

Rob
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