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Re: [css3 fonts] font-specific features

From: Erik van Blokland <erik@letterror.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 08:59:19 +0200
Cc: "'John Hudson'" <tiro@tiro.com>, "'Sylvain Galineau'" <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, "'John Daggett'" <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, "'www-style'" <www-style@w3.org>, "'www-font'" <www-font@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FF788E4C-3373-4580-899E-27B2F5FCD6F7@letterror.com>
To: <rfink@readableweb.com>

On Sep 19, 2010, at 8:04 PM, Richard Fink wrote:

> Would it not make a lot of sense to include *a web page* along with the WOFF (or other format) to demonstrate features, rather than a PDF. That would be much, much more effective documentation because the CSS would be there for authors as well. Integrating the advanced features would become more of a cut-and-paste operation. I am assuming it would be quite time consuming for web authors to map what they see in a PDF to the equivalent CSS rules.
> (Reserving judgment until I try doing so myself but experience says a web page with CSS rules to guide is going to be one heck of a lot easier.)

Whether it's pdf or html is not really an issue here. The point is that this kind of documentation should not be part of the WOFF metadata. 

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