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Re: WOFF and extended metadata

From: Adam Langley <agl@google.com>
Date: Thu, 20 May 2010 08:25:38 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTim-ifLixwODAXxqO99hj2uIzSACpG2epFCFjb78@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@monotypeimaging.com>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, Christopher Slye <cslye@adobe.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>, "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
On Thu, May 20, 2010 at 6:19 AM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> Lobby UAs to do that. For open-source UAs, contribute patches to do that.
> That's really all you can do. Trying to legislate it through spec text is
> going to be painful, clumsy and ineffective.

If it helps settle the question then I can state that Chrome, for one,
will never try to drag an XML parser into the font rendering pipeline
just to validate metadata; irrespective of the spec.

Nor will we accept patches to do so.


AGL
Received on Thursday, 20 May 2010 12:26:13 UTC

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