[MPEG-OTSPEC] Call for Consensus RE: proposal: COLR extension

Youngkwon Lim yklwhite at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 20:24:33 CEST 2020

Dear Behdad,

Let me have some further clarification. Discussing private business of
OpenType in this AHG is not appropriate. But any technical contribution
submitted  directly by OpenType or referring openly available technologies
of OpenType within the scope of this AHG is legitimate.


On Fri, Oct 2, 2020, 17:50 Behdad Esfahbod <behdad at behdad.org> wrote:

> Even this list is called "mpeg-otspec", where "otspec" stands for
> "OpenType Specification". Yet when I talk about what has happened in
> OpenType development I'm told by chair here that none of that is relevant
> to the OFF.
> It's that discrepancy that I've been trying to shine light on.
> behdad
> http://behdad.org/
> On Fri, Oct 2, 2020 at 4:38 PM MURATA Makoto <eb2m-mrt at asahi-net.or.jp>
> wrote:
>> > Moving forward, I'm also going to object to ANY proposal that was NOT
>> developed in the open on this mailing list. Because as was made very clear
>> to me, no place other than this list is considered part of the ISO process
>> and as such is NOT subject to any form of process or regulations for
>> decision-making.
>> SC 29/ WG 11 N 19386 appears to be an official
>> document for establishing this AHG.  It mentions
>> this ML as a reflector but does not mention any
>> other MLs or GitHub repositories.  I thus think
>> that they (except this ML) are irrelevant to this
>> AHG.
>> I would not be this strict usually.  But there appear
>> to be several MLs and GitHub repositories about
>> font formats.  Even experts appear to be confused:
>> which is for OFF and which is for a spec of a
>> private company and which is an independent
>> attempt?
>> Don't take me wrong.  I am not saying ISO committees
>> cannot use GitHub.  My committee (SC34/WG4)
>> does.  I'm just saying that I have not found any
>> evidence in the SC29 document archive to believe
>> that this AHG officially uses a GitHub repository.
>> National bodies are not notified.
>> Regards,
>> Makoto
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