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Re: [CSSWG] Minutes and Resolutions 2010-03-17

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 11:33:19 -0700
Message-ID: <4BA7B7EF.8090903@inkedblade.net>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 03/22/2010 02:02 AM, John Daggett wrote:
>
> During the 3-17-2010 telecon we spoke briefly about
> subscripts/superscripts:
>
>> <jdaggett>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Feb/0245.html
>> jdaggett:  one of the features that is not in the spec already relates to
>>             sub/superscript support. OT can support a variant glyph
>>             suitable for sub/superscript resizing. it's also designed to
>>             look and feel like the rest of the text in that context. it's
>>             analogous to real smallcaps vs. synthesized smallcaps
>> <jdaggett>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2010Feb/0247.html
>> <TabAtkins>  character-transform: super|sub
>> jdaggett/fantasai/tab: we need to way to use this OT feature if the glyphs
>>             are available, but simulate it with vertical-align:super when not.
>> <fantasai>  that's what Tab's proposal is
>> <fantasai>  my comment was that the property Tab proposed should also reset
>>             vertical-align and font-size to their initial values at parsetime
>> <fantasai>  the same way a shorthand does
>
> Fantasai, could you clarify what you mean by using a new property (e.g.
> 'character-transform') as a shorthand for new property values and
> font-size/vertical-align?
>
> Are you saying that this property is a pseudo-shorthand in that it
> resets other property values but doesn't actually otherwise use their
> values?

Yes.

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 22 March 2010 18:33:52 GMT

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