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Re: [SVGMobile12] Don't fully ignore font-face-src elements

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 15:29:49 +0200
Message-ID: <2110377571.20060413152949@w3.org>
To: www-svg@w3.org
Cc: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>

Hello www-svg,

Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com> wrote:
> Section 17.8.2 states "it is recommended that the 'font-face' element
> be a child of the 'font' element it is describing so that the 'font'
> element can be self-contained and fully-described. In this case, any
> 'font-face-src' elements within the 'font-face' element are ignored as
> it is assumed that the 'font-face' element is describing the
> characteristics of its parent 'font' element.".  But Example 20_01.svg
> has a font-face-src element within a font-face element within a font
> element and Section 17.2 states "The font-face-name element indicates
> the name of licensed font to use for editing."  The font-face-name
> element is an element within a font-face-src element within a
> font-face element within a font element, which by the statement of
> 17.8.2 would be ignored...

The text that you quoted regarding 'the name of the licensed font to use
for editing' was incorrect and was based on a misunderstanding of what
font-face-src was for in CSS2 WebFonts. The text has been removed.

As a consequence of this review, it was found that the font-face-name
element was not in fact serving a useful purpose and it has been removed

Example 20_01.svg has been corrected.

For an example of the use of font-face-src, please see example

Thanks for your review, please let us know shortly if this response does
not address your comment.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Thursday, 13 April 2006 13:29:47 UTC

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