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SVG fonts on the Web

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 9 Sep 2009 00:29:57 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600909080529v1e398dacrf295b4e150171559@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Assuming browsers support downloadable Truetype/Opentype fonts via CSS
@font-face, and that these fonts can be embedded directly in the document
using data: URLs, in what situations would you want to use SVG fonts on the
Web? Has anyone got any real use-cases that cannot be suitably addressed by

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healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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