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Re: [css-fonts-3] i18n-ISSUE-294: Fonts available on platforms

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:54:06 +0200
Message-ID: <1943130007.20130913155406@w3.org>
To: John C Klensin <john+w3c@jck.com>
CC: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Hello John,

Friday, September 13, 2013, 1:59:44 PM, you wrote:

> --On Thursday, September 12, 2013 18:54 +0100 Richard Ishida
> <ishida@w3.org> wrote:

>> 4.1. The @font-face rule
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-css-fonts-3-20130711/#font-face-r
>> ule
>> Editorial nit
>> nit: "rather than limiting the font choice to a set of fonts
>> available on all platforms" -> "rather than limiting the font
>> choice to a set of fonts available on the user's platform"

> Richard,

> Sorry for not spotting this earlier, but it seems to me that
> this is a little more subtle and the original text might be
> correct (although confusing).

> The following are all potentially different collections:

> (1) The common set of fonts that all platform developers or
> packagers have available have decided to include.  This set is
> volatile because a new platform could come along and its
> designers could make different choices.  But I think it is what
> the original text says.

1A) The common set of fonts that many content developers incorrectly
assume is available on all platforms.

Best regards,
 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Friday, 13 September 2013 13:54:10 UTC

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