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Re: [css3-fonts] opentype font feature support

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 19:22:47 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad1003161722x62ce25edgc466177f4a25045f@mail.gmail.com>
To: rfink@readableweb.com
Cc: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, Christopher Slye <cslye@adobe.com>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Richard Fink <rfink@readableweb.com> wrote:
> However, in an earlier post, Robert O'Callahan reported:
>>By default, Firefox will apply kerning for font sizes at or over a certain
> threshold (20 device pixels, currently).
> In other words, there is a threshold of 20 device pixels in place, below
> which the equivalent of "font-kerning:none" takes effect.
> Will other UA's automatically follow suit? Should they? Don't know. But to
> ensure that UA's consistently meet author's expectations the question seems
> to be: does "the meaning" of default/normal need to be more tightly defined?

When we have UA-specific behavior like this, the convention seems to
be to use 'auto' rather than 'normal', right?  'normal' implies
determinism in the application of the property.

Received on Wednesday, 17 March 2010 00:28:45 UTC

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