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Re: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts - new compromise proposal

From: Adam Twardoch <list.adam@twardoch.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2008 17:23:31 +0100
Message-ID: <491EF783.7080607@twardoch.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: HÃ¥kon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, Thomas Phinney <tphinney@adobe.com>

Adam Twardoch wrote:
> the necessity
> for custom body fonts on the web is slightly less important in the CJK
> market 

Actually, I should rephrase this: in fact, in Chinese, Japanese and
Korean, there is great potential for improvement regarding body type,
because in those writing systems, the screen resolution issue is still a
problem due to the complexity and density of the character shapes. So
compelling typeface design solutions that involve stroke reduction and
other innovative choices can actually make a big difference when it
comes to readability of web pages set in those languages.


Adam Twardoch
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