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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?

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Thursday, 14 October 2010 13:21:17 UTC

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