[MPEG-OTSPEC] Draft AHG report for your review

Dave Crossland dcrossland at google.com
Tue Jul 11 23:55:58 CEST 2023

Sounds good to me!

On Tue, Jul 11, 2023 at 3:25 PM Vladimir Levantovsky <
vladimir.levantovsky at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you Dave for your comments.
> My report merely captures the sentiment the AHG members expressed during
> the call last week. Given such a strong interest in overcoming the 64K
> glyph limit, and the resource constraints many organizations face - it is
> reasonable to prioritize proposed changes and focus on specific things of
> high interest to users and implementers. As we proceed with this work,
> revisiting the question of priorities would definitely be possible, and, if
> a strong case could be made to prioritize another change or update - the
> AHG will definitely be able to consider changes in priorities.
> Thank you,
> Vlad
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2023 at 5:01 PM Dave Crossland <dcrossland at google.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi Vlad
>> > Postpone the work on the remaining parts described by the TuC document,
>> namely
>> > 'glyf' table support for cubic Bezier curves and variable composites
>> until the work on
>> > extending the 64K glyph limit is completed.
>> I would prefer to see varco work prioritized above b64k, since
>> without the file size reduction that avar2 and varco offer, even larger
>> files with even more glyphs seems impractical to me.
>> however, I do respect the wider group interest if b64k really is the
>> highest priority
>> --
>> Cheers,
>> Dave
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