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Re: SVG Fonts [...]

From: Rick <graham.rick@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 13:56:11 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTilI5CjMQMj14wh6zSQoeQ5Qs5EjgCOu-EiFpjLK@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com>
Cc: robert@ocallahan.org, "Dr. Olaf Hoffmann" <Dr.O.Hoffmann@gmx.de>, www-svg@w3.org
On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 10:18 PM, Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com> wrote:
> Roc,
>
> --Original Message--:
>><snip/>
>>Probably more people work with Opentype daily than SVG.
>
> When was the last time a web developer designed so much as one glyph in an Opentype font?
> Have you?
>
> Yet Illustrator, Corel Draw, Inkscape _all_ generate content with SVG fonts.

I haven't used it lately, for obvious reasons (poor browser support)
but Batik deserves a mention as an excellent tool for converting fonts
to SVG.

> ASV, Batik, Safari, Chrome, Opera and _all_ shipped (> 700 million) mobile viewers
> support SVG Fonts.
>
> Firefox currently is the only browser aligning  with IE9 in ignoring SVG Fonts in their
> implementations.
>
> Astounding!
>
> Alex

-- 
Cheers!
Rick
Received on Thursday, 3 June 2010 17:56:45 GMT

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