As has been sometimes discussed here on Typophile, the W3C has been wrestling with some issues around how to improve handling of fonts for the Web. Nobody has really asked Web designers or font vendors/foundries about their needs.
I have made a relevant blog post and launched two related surveys (one of Web designers, one of font vendors).
The survey for Web designers/producers is here. I'd appreciate your help in getting the word to relevant lists and forums:
The survey for font vendors is here:
My blog post is here:
Fonts & Global Typography