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Re: WOFF and extended metadata

From: Tal Leming <tal@typesupply.com>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 21:58:57 -0400
Cc: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@googlemail.com>, Vladimir Levantovsky <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>, Christopher Slye <cslye@adobe.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>, "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9607685C-0DFA-4EAB-9EE6-3E9A66F5F3D9@typesupply.com>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>

On May 27, 2010, at 9:19 PM, Sylvain Galineau wrote:

>> What if it is part of a new version of the spec that was released after your code was written and the browser shipped? Show it? Discard it? 
> Then the next release may show it. But I'd like to avoid any future revs by defining a way to extend the metadata that will cover most needs 
> I'd expect for something as basic as file metadata.

Aha. I think this is a key part of your position that was not clear. You believe that we should lock down the metadata spec at version 1.0 and never add new official elements.

I'll give this some consideration.

Tal
Received on Friday, 28 May 2010 01:59:38 UTC

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