Re: coloured characters

From: Doug Ewell (
Date: Fri Dec 24 2010 - 13:55:47 CST

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    "Phil Carter" <phil dot carter at yahoo dot com> wrote:

    >>> A font technology that has information for using two or more colours
    >>> within the same glyph would be possible, though, as far as I know,
    >>> is not available at the present time.
    >> AFAIC, Microsoft Windows allows the use of colored raster fonts, but
    >> nobody cares about it.
    > Postscript type 3 fonts can use color, but I guess it never caught on.

    People want to specify text color via style -- CSS or word-processor
    styling or whatever -- the same way they specify font face and size and
    bold/italic/underlined/outlined and other non-plain-text attributes.

    Doug Ewell | Thornton, Colorado, USA |
    RFC 5645, 4645, UTN #14 | ietf-languages @ is dot gd slash 2kf0s ­

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