[Openfontlibrary] Web Fonts Conference Call
jon at rejon.org
Wed Sep 3 19:43:49 PDT 2008
I obviously didn't make this time...next week I'm more flexible.
Is there a summary of how the call went?
On Mon, 2008-09-01 at 17:04 +0100, Dave Crossland wrote:
> Simon Daniels <simonda at windows.microsoft.com> posted to Typophile at
> http://typophile.com/node/48971 (with RSS version at
> http://typophile.com/crss/node/48971 ):
> When I talk to type designers and foundry representatives about issues
> related to Web fonts they often state that they feel as if they don't
> have a voice that's heard by standards bodies and browser makers.
> To address this issue I've set up a conference call with Bert Bos (W3C
> staff contact for the CSS working group) and his colleagues from W3C.
> Bert wants to hear directly from people making fonts about issues
> related to fonts and the Web, font-linking (as recently implemented in
> Safari) and efforts to standardize the Embedded OpenType (EOT) format.
> The call will take place on Wednesday September 3rd at 8am Seattle
> time, that's 11am east-coast, 4pm in the UK and 5pm in mainland
> If you're a type designer or foundry rep and would like to be on the
> call please send me a mail and I'll send local call in numbers. If the
> number of participants is high, or the time inconvenient, we'll set up
> a second call at a later date.
> In other news, providing he can get his visa, Bert will be joining the
> Web fonts panel at ATypI St Petersburg next month, and will be able to
> chat with type designers in person about these issues.
> Cheers, Si
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> Openfontlibrary at lists.freedesktop.org
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