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RE: "Automatic Update" for fonts?

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 04:40:03 +0000
To: Dirk Pranke <dpranke@google.com>, Dave Crossland <dave@lab6.com>
CC: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E21484E8D@TK5EX14MBXC120.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> From: www-font-request@w3.org [mailto:www-font-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Dirk Pranke

> Why are fonts different than any other resource on the web? Meaning,
> why do we need an update mechanism different from the regular update
> mechanisms (cache headers, etc.)?

I don't think Dave means update on the browser side but updating on the
designer side i.e. what metadata could one embed in the file to help
design tools check for font updates.
Received on Wednesday, 5 May 2010 04:40:43 UTC

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