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RE: New work on fonts at W3C

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 14:42:17 +0000
To: CSS 3 W3C Group <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E010DEC@TK5EX14MBXC120.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

>-----Original Message-----
>From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On
>Behalf Of Aryeh Gregor
>Sent: Wednesday, June 24, 2009 2:41 PM
>To: Levantovsky, Vladimir
>Cc: Brad Kemper; Jonathan Kew; www-style@w3.org
>Subject: Re: New work on fonts at W3C

>Discussion seems to primarily be focusing on (1) and (2).  However,
>these have problems.  (1) requires everyone to agree, which so far has
>proven hard.  It also loses all compatibility with old browsers, so
>there would be a large window when authors would have to support at
>least two font formats.

That window has already started. Authors must deal with raw and embedded font file encodings today
if they want to reach all users.

Received on Thursday, 25 June 2009 14:43:02 UTC

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