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Re: Requiring units-per-em="" on <font-face>

From: Anthony Grasso <anthony.grasso@cisra.canon.com.au>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 12:05:37 +1000
Message-ID: <49F90771.4090200@cisra.canon.com.au>
To: public-svg-wg@w3.org
Hi Cameron,

Nice find!

This no doubt this was an oversight during development. I'd be fine with 
removing the requirement that "units-per-em attribute must also be specified" on 
<font-face>.

I guess we should errata this.

Anthony

Cameron McCormack wrote:
> Various attributes on <font-face> say:
> 
>   If this attribute is provided, the units-per-em attribute must also be
>   specified.
>   
> however the description for units-per-em="" says:
> 
>   If the attribute is not specified, the effect is as if a value of
>   ‘1000’ were specified.
> 
> Why require it to be specified if you can rely on the default value of
> 1000?
> 
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