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Re: Web Fonts

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2006 09:35:50 +0000 (UTC)
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0608150927060.25313@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006, David Hyatt wrote:
> 
> Wouldn't it be sufficient to simply support the addition of URIs to 
> font-family?  This would work properly with fallback, and thus could 
> work in conjunction with installed fonts on the system, and the URI 
> could be to a zip file that contained all the variants of a font as well 
> if needed.

I believe Howcome had much the same idea a few months back.

The idea seems good to me.

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