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Re: Partial fonts

From: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 15:22:37 -0700
Message-ID: <f49ae6ac0907061522n4b8afdecy7e41df07d31dddcd@mail.gmail.com>
To: Erik van Blokland <erik@letterror.com>
Cc: www-font@w3.org
The fonts are completely useful as web fonts, but you have broken
their main utility as desktop fonts.

Of course, there are issues of cross-font kerning and layout tables.
Also, what if the user needs to further customize the CSS?


On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 1:59 AM, Erik van Blokland<erik@letterror.com> wrote:
> Folks,
> here's an idea for you to shoot holes in. A font is split up into parts,
> existing CSS mechanisms are used to glue them together without any
> javascript or extra coding by the user (beyond the css specification
> anyway).
> The fonts by themselves are pretty useless. They can be reassembled of
> course, but this will take some effort.
> http://letterror.com/develop/webfonts/partials/
> Cheers,
> Erik

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