W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > April 2008

Re: [css3-webfonts] Proposal-in-progress for cross site font sharing [was "Downloaded fonts should not..."]

From: Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 11:20:20 +0100
Message-ID: <2285a9d20804180320i3d6f10aam55ce34e59c61d2a5@mail.gmail.com>
To: "John Daggett" <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: "www-style mailing list" <www-style@w3.org>

On 18/04/2008, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com> wrote:
>
> Especially for mobile use, stroke-based font formats would
> be *very* interesting.

Does anyone remember FontChameleon? It was bought by Adobe and
disappeared, but seemed to have a very powerful representation of
type.

> the increased interest in non-Latin fonts within the type design world
> ...
>  While the first usage is wonderful, the latter two I think would
> end up having a much broader impact on web design internationally!

I agree; non-latin type design is a major focus of the MA Typeface
Design programme at the University of Reading, UK, for example.

-- 
Regards,
Dave
Received on Friday, 18 April 2008 10:20:52 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 27 April 2009 13:55:05 GMT