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Re: More comments on WOFF metadata

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2010 22:28:21 +0100
Message-ID: <122884229.20101124222821@w3.org>
To: Eric Muller <emuller@adobe.com>
CC: Tal Leming <tal@typesupply.com>, Christopher Slye <cslye@adobe.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>, "public-webfonts-wg@w3.org Group" <public-webfonts-wg@w3.org>
On Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 10:24:06 PM, Eric wrote:

EM> On 11/24/2010 12:43 PM, Tal Leming wrote:

>> Would adding these requirements [namespace] make existing files invalid?

EM> Wrt. the current schema, yes.

>>>> 2.1 On the localizability side, I would have expected that an element like<description>  would allow multiple<text>  elements, each with different lang attributes.
>> This is already in the spec.

EM> The schema says:

EM>          <optional>
EM>            <element name="description">
EM>              <ref name="text"/>
EM>            </element>
EM>          </optional>

EM> i.e. a single description. The proposal is to allow multiple 
EM> descriptions, for different locales.

Oh! My bad. The RNG I wrote does not match the spec here. I will fix this.

>>>> 5. Licenses are not just translations of a text in different languages, they are also adaptations to local laws. I think this implies that the url and id attributes should instead be on the various<text>  elements inside<license>.
>> Hm. The URL that the license element is directing the user to could handle this, no?

EM> Since there is currently a single license URL, it would means that this
EM> URL would have to cover all the locales (the URL may use a scheme that
EM> does not have a machinery for locales). The proposal is to allow per 
EM> locale URLs.

Yes, I agree that would be valuable.

 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 Wednesday, 24 November 2010 21:30:09 UTC

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