ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC34 N0xxx

ISO/IEC JTC1/SC34/WG2 N287

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TITLE: FPDAM text of ISO/IEC 9541-1/Amd.4: Extension to font resource architecture
SOURCE: Project editors
PROJECT: ID:is9541-1a4 (JTC1.34.27.01.04)
PROJECT EDITOR: S. Oguma and Y. Komachi
STATUS: FPDAM text
ACTION: FPDAM processing
DATE: 2007-12-09
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PDAM text of ISO/IEC 9541-1/Amd.4: Extension to font resource architecture


Introduction

This Amendment specifies additional properties to enhance functionality for font referencing.


Information technology — Font information interchange —
Part 1: Architecture
Amendment 4: Extension to font resource architecture


Clause 8

Add the following properties:

8.10 Font Referencing Properties

8.10.1 Typeface Class (TYPEFACECLASS)

TYPEFACECLASS is a value-list that consists of three codes and a message. The codes are defined in Annex A of ISO/IEC 9541-1.

typefaceclass-property ::= typefaceclass-name, typefaceclass-value-value-list
typefaceclass-name ::= STRUCTURED-NAME
                       -- ISO/IEC 9541-1//TYPEFACECLASS
typefaceclass-value-value-list ::= dsngroup-class, dsngroup-subclass,
                                   dsngroup-specific-group, typefaceclass-desc
dsngroup-class ::= CODE
dsngroup-subclass ::= CODE
dsngroup-specific-group ::= CODE
typefaceclass-desc ::= MESSAGE


8.10.2 Kind (KIND)

KIND is a structured name, the name that identifies the application field. The ISO/IEC 9541 kind object names are TEXT, HANDWRITTEN, DECORATIVE and SYMBOL.

TEXT is applied to main texts in a document. DECORATIVE is applied where ornament is essential.

kind-property ::= kind-name, kind-value
kind-name ::= STRUCTURED-NAME
                       -- ISO/IEC 9541-1//KIND
kind-value ::= STRUCTURED-NAME


8.10.3 Serif Style (SERIFSTYLE)

SERIFSTYLE is a structured name, the name that identifies the shape of serif. The ISO/IEC 9541 serif style object names are COVE, NORMAL SANS, ROUNDED and NO CLASSIFICATION.

COVE shows a shape in the serif of Mincho. NORMAL SANS shows a shape in the serif of Gothic. ROUNDED shows a shape in the serif of Round Gothic.

serifstyle-property ::= serifstyle-name, serifstyle-value
serifstyle-name ::= STRUCTURED-NAME
                       -- ISO/IEC 9541-1//SERIFSTYLE
serifstyle-value ::= STRUCTURED-NAME