Re: svg fonts as web font format?

Hi Gustavo,

> sorry if this question is naive or has already been discussed, but  
> what are the problems with svg-fonts? wasn't this w3c's proposal for  
> web-fonts in the first place? why not invest time & effort in making  
> svg-fonts finally work, and extend it with the necessary meta-info?

You can try this out already, WebKit supports SVG fonts and these can be used via @font-face rules.

Apache Batik provides a TTF to SVG font converter:

You can also use FontForge to create SVG fonts.


John Daggett
Mozilla Japan

Received on Thursday, 13 November 2008 22:48:16 UTC