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RE: Selecting Glyph Variants

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 10:45:50 -0800
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
CC: "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <131F80DEA635F044946897AFDA9AC3476AA7389351@EX-SEA31-D.ant.amazon.com>
My, that is an old document.

We (I18N Core WG) own publishing/updating it. 

Addison

Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect (Lab126)
Chair (W3C I18N WG)

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Lilley [mailto:chris@w3.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 10:40 AM
> To: WWW International
> Subject: Selecting Glyph Variants
> 
> Hello ,
> 
> Who is the current maintainer of
> 
> Missing characters and glyphs
> http://www.w3.org/International/O-MissCharGlyph

> 
> I ask because the section
> 
> Selecting Glyph Variants
> http://www.w3.org/International/O-MissCharGlyph#GlyphVariant

> 
> could usefully add something about the CSS3 font-variant-alternates
> property http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-fonts/#font-variant-alternates-prop

> 
> Suggested text
> 
> The CSS3 font-variant-alternates property allows CSS stylesheets to request
> display of a particular glyph variant, using the character-variant value, which
> in turn refers to the OpenType cv feature. This is primarily useful with
> downloadable fonts, as the values are font specific.
> 
> --
>  Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain
>  W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead  Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
> Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
> 

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