Re: Netscape says CSS1 and Unicode support to be in NS 4.0

Chris Lilley (chris@w3.org)
Tue, 03 Dec 1996 16:06:04 +0100


Message-ID: <32A441DC.167E@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 03 Dec 1996 16:06:04 +0100
From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
To: David Perrell <davidp@earthlink.net>
CC: www-html@w3.org, chris@w3.org
Subject: Re: Netscape says CSS1 and Unicode support to be in NS 4.0

David Perrell wrote:
> 
> Chris Wilson (PSD) wrote:
> > Actually, there is a font working group within the W3C who have been
> > developing a method for embedding fonts in Web pages using Cascading
> > Style Sheets (CSS) syntax - I believe the proposal was jointly
> > developed by Microsoft and Adobe.

There is indeed, and I might point out that it has more than two
members. 
> 
> Netscape claims an Adobe/Apple/NS collaboration "to define and 
> deliver HTML extensions for type on the Web." 

HTML extensions? Nah.

> Twould be nice if both NS and MS were contributing, 

They are.

> and better still if the proposed methodology were
> occasionally presented for public scrutiny, 

Soon as it is stable and the WG members agree to make it public.

> and best if it were also a generalized solution that was neither 
> exclusively CSS nor CSS-excluding.

The proposed solution does indeed build onto CSS1. Can you explain
more what you mean by this sentence?

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