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Re: WOFF and extended metadata

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 12:18:39 +0200
Message-ID: <147384635.20100618121839@w3.org>
To: James Cloos <cloos@jhcloos.com>
CC: www-font@w3.org, "Levantovsky, Vladimir" <Vladimir.Levantovsky@MonotypeImaging.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, Tal Leming <tal@typesupply.com>, Erik van Blokland <erik@letterror.com>, <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
On Thursday, June 17, 2010, 7:36:44 PM, James wrote:

>>>>>> "CL" == Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> writes:

JC>> I'd go a bit further, though, and make it a SHOULD that the text
JC>> would use entities only for '&' and '<'.

CL>> No reason to forbid entities, as long as they are declared in
CL>> the instance.

JC> I guess I got used to problems due to entities which were presumed
JC> rather than declared.  I'm sure they do indeed work well when they
JC> are propperly declared. ☺

Yes, indeed you are correct to worry about undeclared entities (or entities declared in the external DTD subset) since those will give well formedness errors. Its a common mistake for authors to assume that entities they use in HTML are also available 'for free' in arbitrary XML.

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Technical Director, Interaction Domain
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
Received on Friday, 18 June 2010 10:58:21 UTC

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