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Re: Including WOFF in ACID3

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 02:34:40 +0200
Message-ID: <1224822077.20101014023440@w3.org>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
On Wednesday, October 13, 2010, 7:59:38 PM, Håkon wrote:

HWL> I don't support this change. I think there's a value to keeping things
HWL> stable. Errors should be corrected, but -- in general, unless there
HWL> are obvious reasons -- I don't think features should be added or
HWL> removed. 

Hac Acid3 been changed at all since it was first released?

HWL> Aslo, by making the proposed change, it becomes possible to pass Acid3
HWL> without supporting ttf. We could end up in a situation where browser x
HWL> support ttf only and browser y support woff only, but both of them
HWL> pass Acid3. As a result, interoperability would suffer.

The number of browsers supporting woff is greater than the number supporting ttf at this point, no?


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 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
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