Re: Font MIME types

Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

>   Content-Type: font/truetype
>   Content-Type: font/opentype
>   Content-Type: font/type1
>   Content-Type: font/type3
>   Content-Type: font/cff
> Do these make sense? Which other formats should be listed?

SVG, various X font formats, Windows bitmap fonts formats, etc.

As you are distinguishing between type1 and type3 PostScript fonts, you 
probably need to distinguish between EOT and basic OpenType.  (The only 
reason you would want to distinguish between type1 and type3 is for 
content negotiation, so you may want to consider the effect on the 
length of the HTTP Accept header.

David Woolley
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Received on Saturday, 17 May 2008 12:03:36 UTC