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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.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 17 March 2010 00:28:45 GMT

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