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Re: STIX fonts delayed?

From: Chris Chiasson <chris@chiasson.name>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2007 23:06:33 -0600
Message-ID: <acbec1a40701312106p34052c54q83d255ecb293b4d1@mail.gmail.com>
To: mozer <xmlizer@gmail.com>
Cc: "William F. Hammond" <hammond@math.albany.edu>, www-math@w3.org

On the other hand, it keeps making progress every year, so I assume
they'll finish eventually. Plus, if I wanted it to go faster, I could
always join whatever people over at mozilla.org that are working on
it. In the mean time, I'll just be thankful that some people are doing
something about the dreadful fonts situation.

On 1/31/07, mozer <xmlizer@gmail.com> wrote:
> I fear it is a forever delayed project....
>
> Xmlizer
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> On 1/31/07, William F Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu> wrote:
> >
> > Dear Friends,
> >
> > I found the "update notice", dated 23 January, that is appended below
> > at http://www.stixfonts.org/.
> >
> >                                    -- Bill
> >
> >
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> >      STIX Fonts Project Update
> >
> >      Design Review Continues; Remaining Packaging
> >      Issues Will Delay Beta Release
> >
> >      Parallel efforts continue on completing the design review and
> >      resolving packaging issues.  A re-alignment of glyphs into
> >      separate fonts for Unicode glyphs and non-Unicode glyphs has
> >      solved many of the open issues, but problems with getting
> >      browsers to properly display Plane 1 glyphs (the math alphabets)
> >      remain.  We are getting some assistance from Microsoft and
> >      Firefox, but so far these issues are not resolved.  We do not
> >      want to release the beta fonts until we have answers to these
> >      questions.  It now appears that the earliest that we will be
> >      able to release the beta test version is near the end of
> >      February.  A further update with more details will be provided
> >      the week of 29 January.
> >
> >      This site was last updated on January 23, 2007.  We will make
> >      every effort to provide weekly updates until the beta test fonts
> >      are released.
> >
> >      Please direct any questions to the STIX Fonts project
> >
> >
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> >
> >
> >
> >
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