This page summarizes the relationships among specifications, whether they are finished standards or drafts. Below, each title links to the most recent version of a document.
W3C Recommendations have been reviewed by W3C Members, by software developers, and by other W3C groups and interested parties, and are endorsed by the Director as Web Standards. Learn more about the W3C Recommendation Track.
Group Notes are not standards and do not have the same level of W3C endorsement.
WOFF provides lightweight, easy-to-implement compression of font data for use with CSS @font-face.
Web Open Font Format (WOFF) 2.0 is a proposed update to the existing WOFF 1.0 with improved compression. This report lists requirements for successful deployment, evaluates how the requirement may be met, and examines the compression gains and tradeoffs vs. code complexity, encode and decode time.
Below are draft documents: Candidate Recommendations, other Working Drafts . Some of these may become Web Standards through the W3C Recommendation Track process. Others may be published as Group Notes or become obsolete specifications.
Web Open Font Format (WOFF) 2.0 is a proposed update to the existing WOFF 1.0 with improved compression, even on mobile devices. This is achieved by combining a content-aware preprocessing step and improved entropy coding, compared to the Flate compression used in WOFF 1.0.
This CSS3 module describes how font properties are specified and how font resources are loaded dynamically. The contents of this specification are a consolidation of content previously divided into CSS3 Fonts and CSS3 Web Fonts modules.