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Re: New work on fonts at W3C

From: François REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 23:39:35 +0200
Message-ID: <D861DEBD5721425D90750E28071AA5E6@FREMYCOMPANY>
To: HċkonWium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, "CSS 3 W3C Group" <www-style@w3.org>
Cc: "Chris Wilson" <Chris.Wilson@microsoft.com>
From: "HċkonWium Lie" <howcome@opera.com>
> Also sprach Chris Wilson:
>
> > >You could e.g. start by responding to this proposal:
> > >
> > >  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2008Nov/0412.html
>
> > 3. (linking to "standard" TTF/OTF files) As previously indicated, I
> > don't see any way to make this palatable (without requiring
> > additional bits in the TTF/OTF that say this usage is allowed, that
> > would not be set in most commercial fonts - e.g. "does not work
> > with any current fonts, freeware fonts would have to be updated.")
>
> So, you're arguing that other browser -- who currently support open
> formats -- should add support for an obfuscated format, but Microsoft
> -- who currently supports an obfuscated format in IE -- is not willing
> to support open formats in IE?
>
> If so, you remove much of the motivation for a font compromise.

IE seems to support TTF/OTF file on my computer.
http://www.w3.org/International/tests/test-webfonts/test-georgian-ucnobi.html 
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