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Re: Revised HTML/XML Task Force Report

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 22:41:31 +0200
Message-ID: <155587329.20110713224131@w3.org>
To: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>
CC: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "karld@opera.com" <karld@opera.com>, "nrm@arcanedomain.com" <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, "ndw@nwalsh.com" <ndw@nwalsh.com>
On Wednesday, July 13, 2011, 10:32:10 PM, Eric wrote:
EJB> If I'm demonstrably wrong, SIFR
EJB> is an irrelevant example of a polyglot roadblock (which I wish it wasn't
EJB> as I favor Larry's position, I'd just prefer the debate to center around
EJB> a real-world problem).

Since JavaScript and ActionScript can perform case-insensitive string matching (for ASCII strings) I would say that SIFR is an example which breaks with polyglot but is easily fixed not to break.

EJB> Here's why SIFR isn't obsoleted by WOFF:

Eric, since this part of the discussion is a) valuable and b) not really related to the Revised HTML/XML Task Force Report, I invite you to repost that part of your response to the public archived list www-font where it will receive the proper attention.

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Wednesday, 13 July 2011 20:42:12 UTC

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