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Re: [css3-fonts] font-variant-numeric

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 22:46:56 +1300
Message-ID: <11e306601003240246q41956f1codf2d57ff10e9850e@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>, www-style@w3.org
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 10:35 PM, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com> wrote:

> What I've called "font rendering properties" are properties not used
> for selecting a face within a family but instead properties applied
> when picking glyphs to display.  "Font feature properties" is probably
> what I should use instead.
>
> In places where rendering is discussed, maybe "text rendering" rather
> than "font rendering" would be sufficiently distinct not to cause
> confusion?
>

In our code we use "text shaping" to describe the process of converting a
string of characters into a list of positioned glyphs, how about that?

Failing that, how about "glyph conversion"?

Rob
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