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Re: SVG fonts: [ was RE: minutes, SVG WG TPAC F2F 2014, day 2]

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:10:41 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBhBsKHPH2r2grFtX_k_j9Wqre6QDskVqFz2ufVzqx3_w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jelle Mulder <pjmulder@xs4all.nl>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
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On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 1:13 PM, Jelle Mulder <pjmulder@xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Nov 2013 04:44:11 +0800, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
>> On 11/15/13 3:46 PM, Jelle Mulder wrote:
>>> How can I incorporate Opentype fonts and all the other stuff into my SVG
>>> file if I'd like it to be standalone?
>>
>> data: URIs with base64 encoding is the usual way it's done.
>
> Okay and now I just want to use 100 characters out of my 15.3 Mb 182.000
> character font set, rather than the whole thing to prevent my file from
> being bounced by all those 2Mb max mailboxes out there. How do I do this
> from my SVG capable wordprocessor?

Subsetting fonts is easy, and if you can produce a data: URL for the
full font, you can do the same for the reduced font.

~TJ
Received on Friday, 15 November 2013 21:11:33 UTC

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