Re: WebFonts ready for use

2008/5/3 David Woolley <>:
> Dave Crossland wrote:
> >
> > 2008/5/2 Maciej Stachowiak <>:
> >>
> >> Similarly, the <embed> element in HTML embeds a resource
> >> that is loaded by dereferencing an external URL.
>> I can't understand what "dereferencing an external URL" means, sorry :-(
> It means fetching the resource pointed to by that URL and embedding a
> rendering of that resource in the rendered version of the referencing page,
> as also done for image, rather than simply rendering a link to the resource.

Okay, thanks for explaining; I understand this to be "displaying
inline" but thats informal usage picked up from web designers I know.

I think that is still "linking" in the terms of this discussion. defines "embedding" for the
context of HTML5, and is also "linking" in terms of this discussion.


Received on Saturday, 3 May 2008 11:21:15 UTC