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Re: WebFont?

From: Erik van der Poel <erik@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 1998 11:10:28 -0800
Message-ID: <3676B424.B8387F5C@netscape.com>
To: Hachim Haddouti <haddouti@forwiss.tu-muenchen.de>
CC: www-international@w3.org
Hachim Haddouti wrote:
> 
> I read an article about WebFont
> which will support displaying "foreign" (such as Japanese, Arabic,
> etc.) web sites in our "Latin" browsers by loading required fonts from
> the font server. My questions are:
> 
> 1. What are the state of this work?
> 2. Which fonts are supported? e.g. Arabic?
> 3. I think that even if one can load fonts from server, do all OS
>   support them? What I want to say is, it is possible that the required
>  font has been loaded, but the OS can not display them.

Take a look at "Dynamic Fonts" in:

http://home.netscape.com/eng/intl/basics.html#setup

However, Netscape does not support Arabic (yet).

Erik
Received on Tuesday, 15 December 1998 14:11:01 GMT

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