[MFD] Question: What is FontNameRequested really representing

[MFD] Question: What is FontNameRequested really representing

[MFD] Question: What is FontNameRequested really representing

Michael Sweet msweet at apple.com
Thu Jan 19 17:05:30 UTC 2012


Glen,

On Jan 19, 2012, at 8:04 AM, Petrie, Glen wrote:
> ...
> I don’t think of Font Name as text/plain; I think of Arial, Courier, Times New Roman as Font Names.   I believe the “””Font Name””” is supposed to be based on IANA MIME Media Types.  For example ‘text/plain’.   I am not sure “media type” is correct either but I believe IANA is using it to mean “content type” or “format type”

I think you are just a misreading the spec - probably this just needs some wording changes to avoid confusion.

The FontNameRequested element is only used for formats like "text/plain".  The value is a font name ("Arial", "Courier", etc.).

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Michael Sweet, Senior Printing System Engineer, PWG Chair


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