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Re: [css3-text] script-specific functionality (microtypography)

From: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2011 20:44:54 -0700
Message-ID: <4D9E84B6.9000906@tiro.com>
To: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
CC: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, www-style@w3.org
Håkon Wium Lie wrote:

> What would be a good name for at new property for glyph scaling?
> Glyph-scaling, perhaps?

Glyph-concertina?

'Scaling' is misleading because what is actually involved in the 
hz-program approach described by Bringhurst is compression or 
decompression of width, in which the stems of the glyph do not increase 
or decrease in weight, only the distance between them.


JH
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