Re: Custom fonts

From: Jungshik Shin (
Date: Wed Mar 19 2003 - 19:38:42 EST

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    Pim Blokland wrote:

    > Doug Ewell wrote:
    >> (..) the scenario Pim describes might work (although
    >> asking a browser to interpret the internal structure of a font file
    >> seems excessive to me). But the same mechanism is less likely to

    > Is it really so excessive? Browsers already have to retrieve a lot
    > of font info, like the line height and such. Why not character

      It's not only excessive but also does not work at all for text-mode
    browsers (including browsers with speech synthesizer for the blind)
    that have no need for / interest in the internal structure of a font.
    Your scheme is going against the stream of separating the content from
    the presentation.

    Jungshik Shin

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