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Announced at the Microsoft //build conference:

A data structure, implemented as a new 'COLR' table in OpenType, breaks down the base glyph into a separate set of glyphs, each with its own z-order and single color reference. The color references are handled has palette indices, with a separate table, 'CPAL' in OpenType that resolves the RGBA colors actually used for the glyph.

Video here: http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/Build/2013/3-191

Original announcement on Typophile: http://typophile.com/node/104174

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closed as off-topic by Joseph Wright Dec 12 '13 at 8:13

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This is excellent! I hope everyone would adopt these new additions! – morbusg Dec 6 '13 at 9:46
Sorry, but I believe this is off topic. – egreg Dec 6 '13 at 11:04
see the discussion here tug.org/pipermail/xetex/2013-August/024681.html – David Carlisle Dec 6 '13 at 11:30
@egreg: Indeed. It's certainly not "a practical, answerable question based on actual problems that you face". But questions with bounties can not be closed. – Martin Schröder Dec 7 '13 at 1:35
I'm with the other commenters: it's not a Q&A-answerable question. – Joseph Wright Dec 12 '13 at 8:13