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RE: New tests: Web fonts

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2008 15:58:07 +0100
To: <www-international@w3.org>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <007d01c91d8c$c9e40280$5dac0780$@org>

For clarity I added information about Uniscribe versions, added another test using an older version of Uniscribe, and rewrote the summary to highlight the potential effect of the underlying operating system support.

RI

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Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

http://www.w3.org/International/
http://rishida.net/



> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf
> Of Richard Ishida
> Sent: 23 September 2008 13:02
> To: www-international@w3.org
> Cc: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: New tests: Web fonts
> 
> 
> Tests:
> .TTF font linking test http://www.w3.org/International/tests/test-webfonts-1
> .EOT fonts test http://www.w3.org/International/tests/test-webfonts-2
> 
> Results:
> .TTF font linking test http://www.w3.org/International/tests/results/results-
> webfonts-linking
> .EOT fonts test http://www.w3.org/International/tests/results/results-webfonts-
> eot
> 
> These tests explore how and if a user agent supports download of font information
> over the Web, particularly for complex script support. Fonts are downloaded both
> as directly as OpenType fonts, and using an EOT wrapper. Both methods tested
> use the CSS @font-face mechanism.
> 
> 
> 
> ============
> Richard Ishida
> Internationalization Lead
> W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
> 
> http://www.w3.org/International/
> http://rishida.net/
> 
> 
> 
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