Web Fonts: New W3C Working Draft
A new W3C Working Draft has just been released, which extends CSS1 to
allow for the description of fonts. These descriptions enable
- improved client-side font matching, rather than simple name matching
- client-side synthesis of simailar-looking fonts
- dynamic download of fonts from a web server, for use by the stylesheet.
Public comment is invited, and should be sent to this list.
The draft is a product of the W3C Cascading Style Sheets and Formatting
Properties working group, and builds on the recommendations of the W3C
Fonts working group.
Chris Lilley, W3C [ http://www.w3.org/ ]
Graphics and Fonts Guy The World Wide Web Consortium
http://www.w3.org/people/chris/ INRIA, Projet W3C
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