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Re: Advanced Font Features

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 12:29:57 -0500
Message-ID: <47938515.20800@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Christoph Päper wrote:
> 
> PS: As far as I know there is nothing like italics in East-Asian 
> typography. Oblique can be simulated by automatic slanting. Would it be 
> acceptable for Japanese to switch display between Katakana and Hiragana 
> for "font-style: italic"?

No. This is closer to text-transform: it's not a font change, but a
codepoint change. A new value for text-transform would make more sense.

~fantasai
Received on Sunday, 20 January 2008 17:30:11 GMT

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