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Re: Downloadable fonts and image replacement

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 20:33:58 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200604271934.k3RJYJB02521@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org

> > AFAIK, SVG fonts don't contain hinting information.
> True, they don't contain hinting at all.  However, the solution that  
> the freetype folks have come up with to avoid legal issues ('auto- 
> hinting') doesn't actually use "hinting" either (in the sense that no  

The impression I get on the www-svg list is that there is a very strong
lobby for absolutely platform independent rendering.  To the extent that
is true, auto-hinting would only be possible if it were specified in 
detail in the specification.
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