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RE: CSS3 @font-face / EOT Fonts

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 17:58:20 +0200
Message-ID: <18682.1948.701187.896626@opera.com>
To: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Also sprach Alex Mogilevsky:

 > > This is incorrect. Silverlight 2 is completely capable of using
 > > bare font files, either packaged in the application ZIP file or
 > > at standalone URLs in the same domain, via the WebClient
 > > interface. Silverlight 2 does not support EOT.

 > Silverlight 2 is in fact different, and I think I can explain how
 > different. I am not sure however why this argument would have any
 > value (beyond being embarrassing for Microsoft, which has already
 > been established).

So, are you saying Silverlight 2 will not accept bare font files?

I think Silverlight's behavior is relevant to this discussion if fonts
cross the wire.

              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
Received on Saturday, 18 October 2008 15:59:10 UTC

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