Re: [apps-discuss] font/* (and draft-freed-media-type-regs)

"Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp> Fri, 18 November 2011 07:39 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] font/* (and draft-freed-media-type-regs)
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On 2011/11/18 16:16, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Martin J. Dürst wrote:
>> You mention that there are quite a few font types already registered
>> under application/. Earlier discussion only brought up
>> application/font-tdpfr (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3073), a format
>> that as far as I was able to conclude from a quick web search, is no
>> longer much in fashion (you may know better).
>>
>> Can you tell us what the other font types under application/ are?
>
> There are application/vnd.ms-fontobject for Microsoft's "EOT" format and
> application/vnd.font-fontforge-sfd for Fontforge's "SFD" format.

Okay. That would be altogether 3 out of e.g. the 24 on 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Font_formats. Not too late to 
introduce font/, I'd say.

Regards,    Martin.