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Re: SVG Fonts [Re: Minutes, SVG WG Brussels f2f day 4 (Monday)]

From: Felipe Sanches <juca@members.fsf.org>
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 00:54:30 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTimcGHlJwMc476Sp1rsuHBiXIIaSnoqOoWB3grqY@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, www-svg@w3.org
>> I don't think that we disagree about the fundamental approach going
>> forward; SVG Fonts should be developed in a separate module, and
>> implementations should decide whether they support it depending on demand.
>>  I think there will be a strong case for it, but that's something to be
>> decided later.
> That sounds very good. In light of that, would it be reasonable to ask Hixie
> to remove the SVG Fonts tests from Acid3?

I think that a basic SVG Fonts support - with only path data
description for glyphs - should remain as part of SVG, and then the
more general, full featured, SVG Fonts (supporting glyphs described by
arbitrary blocks of SVG) should be in a separate optional module.

Felipe Sanches
Received on Wednesday, 2 June 2010 12:30:19 UTC

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