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Re: CSS21 @font-face removal

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 15:13:53 +0000 (UTC)
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0310201509440.20117@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 20 Oct 2003, Chris Lilley wrote:
>>> I am sure there are good reasons for removing @font-face [2]
>>> from CSS 2.1 font capabilities. [1].
>> I think that is because it fails the "two interoperable
>> implementations" rule.
> No, it doesn't. Your statement is factually incorrect. However, I
> guess its for the CSS WG to explain why they removed this feature.

I presume that you are implying there are SVG implementations with
interoperable @font-face support.

I tried doing some research on this, but could find no implementations
that claimed to support @font-face, and could find no test cases for it.
Could you help me determine which UAs support that and point me to the
tests that you are using to establish this?

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