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Re: SVG Fonts integrated into other technologies

From: Oliver Hunt <oliver@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 07:09:14 -0800
Cc: Helder Magalh„es <helder.magalhaes@gmail.com>, SVG WG <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3D9019C9-8A78-43C2-AA68-DFD1E4A5C2CB@apple.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>


On Jan 8, 2009, at 3:19 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>
> On Thu, 08 Jan 2009 12:03:46 +0100, Helder Magalh„es <helder.magalhaes@gmail.com 
> > wrote:
>> A while ago, I've stumbled across a couple of comments by Hixie [1]
>> and Doug [2] related to a potential inclusion of SVG Fonts into
>> content other than SVG (HTML, for example).
>>
>> As a coincidence, a related thread by Andreas [3] asked about the
>> status of Web fonts [4] support so I'm wondering about the
>> possibilities and feasibility of such an approach.
>
> If I'm not mistaken this should work in Opera 10 (using SVG fonts  
> from @font-face). That's quite unrelated from embedding SVG in HTML  
> though.

SVG Fonts work with @font-face in Safari from 3.1 onwards, but IIRC  
that's also the first time we supported SVG fonts in SVG though :D

--Oliver
Received on Thursday, 8 January 2009 15:09:58 GMT

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