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Re: [css3-fonts] Variants (Ligatures, Capitalization, Digits)

From: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2011 19:01:26 -0800
Message-ID: <4D783F06.3050007@tiro.com>
To: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Thomas Phinney wrote:

> I don't actually see any need to separate swash and contextual swash, as 
> far as UI switches. I have never missed the lack of separate switches in 
> the apps I have been using this in.

I'll second that. Actually, I don't see any need for the OpenType 
contextual swash feature to exist at all, and never use it in fonts, 
since the regular swash feature can contain both simple and contextual 
GSUB lookups.

Received on Thursday, 10 March 2011 03:02:01 UTC

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