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

Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im> Wed, 16 November 2011 02:17 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] font/* (and draft-freed-media-type-regs)
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On 11/16/11 7:22 AM, Levantovsky, Vladimir wrote:

> However, the sentiments expressed at the time were very similar to
> this discussion; I was told that applying for a new top-level type
> was "A BIG NO-NO", that prior attempts to register font/* failed, and
> that unless I am willing to dedicate significant part of my life to
> this activity (i.e. applying and lobbying for a new top-level "font"
> type) the effort would most likely get us nowhere.

Perhaps I am mistaken, but I read the discussion differently: I see an
openness to registering font/* now.

Peter

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