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Re: WOFF and extended metadata

From: Laurence Penney <lorp@lorp.org>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 19:14:51 +0100
Message-Id: <0F79B785-15CA-46A6-A777-2DD89FEF24EE@lorp.org>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, Liam Quin <liam@w3.org>, James Cloos <cloos@jhcloos.com>, www-font@w3.org, 3668 FONT <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
On 20 Jun 2010, at 11:00, Chris Lilley wrote:
> On Sunday, June 20, 2010, 12:48:04 AM, Laurence wrote:
> 
> LP> Liam,
> 
> LP> Are you saying you support, in principle, the idea of a vast and
> LP> complex raw XML document (ok, maybe without the <?xml ... ?>) as the value of a key-value pair?
> 
> No, he is saying he does *not* support the idea of a vast and complex and obfuscated XML document as the value of an attribute :)


To bring up a real use case:

Let's say that some time hence, because of widespread badly-formed webfont deployment, it becomes desirable to bundle a small example XHTML file, or XHTML fragment, in the metadata showing how to write webfont code, intending for this code to be used as a template by HTML editors such as Dreamweaver, or to help WordPress blogs with webfonts.

We use the key "sample-xhtml".

Should the value be entity-encoded or not?

- L
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