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RE: SVG fonts: [ was RE: minutes, SVG WG TPAC F2F 2014, day 2]

From: David Dailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:32:25 -0500
To: "'Tab Atkins Jr.'" <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "'Jelle Mulder'" <pjmulder@xs4all.nl>
Cc: "'www-svg'" <www-svg@w3.org>, "'Boris Zbarsky'" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Message-ID: <002801cee24a$2dbbe930$8933bb90$@net>
Why? This particular form of internet etiquette is new to me, but I've just entered my 40th year of using the Internet.

Not saying you don't have a reason, it is just not a custom I've encountered before. Or perhaps I encountered it before but just never heard anyone express a social more that would govern it.


-----Original Message-----
From: Tab Atkins Jr. [mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com] 
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2013 4:11 PM
To: Jelle Mulder
Cc: www-svg; Boris Zbarsky
Subject: Re: SVG fonts: [ was RE: minutes, SVG WG TPAC F2F 2014, day 2]

[Please don't top-post.  Quote the relevant segments of the message you're responding to, and reply below it.]

On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 1:13 PM, Jelle Mulder <pjmulder@xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Nov 2013 04:44:11 +0800, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
>> On 11/15/13 3:46 PM, Jelle Mulder wrote:
>>> How can I incorporate Opentype fonts and all the other stuff into my 
>>> SVG file if I'd like it to be standalone?
>> data: URIs with base64 encoding is the usual way it's done.
> Okay and now I just want to use 100 characters out of my 15.3 Mb 
> 182.000 character font set, rather than the whole thing to prevent my 
> file from being bounced by all those 2Mb max mailboxes out there. How 
> do I do this from my SVG capable wordprocessor?

Subsetting fonts is easy, and if you can produce a data: URL for the full font, you can do the same for the reduced font.

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