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Re: SVG Requirements - PRNG and Font shaping

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 10:42:26 +1100
Message-ID: <4F1C9EE2.1060503@mcc.id.au>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
CC: SVG public list <www-svg@w3.org>
Hi Charles,

just addressing the first point:

Charles Pritchard:
> Mozilla has made it very clear that they will not implement SVG Fonts
> without additional extensions.
> They've put weight behind their veto threat in all versions of Firefox.
>
> They've demanded that the Fonts chapter, if supported, must have
> additional features. Otherwise, they will only support WOFF.
> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/wiki/SVG2_Requirements_Input#Fonts

We (Mozilla) are working towards an SVG-inside-OpenType solution.  This 
will provide better internationalisation and a simpler model for 
animated, graphical fonts.  This approach seems to have some support 
within the Working Group, although nothing formal has been written up or 
resolved upon yet.
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