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RE: [css3-fonts] new editor's draft posted

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 00:09:36 +0000
To: "liam@w3.org" <liam@w3.org>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
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[Liam R E Quin:]
> I am not convinced by making all of the hard-coded sub-properties.
> The stability of the Adobe opentype feature registry isn't clear, and I
> think having "low-level" and "high-level" access to the same features
> confusing - you can turn ligatures on with one property and off again with
> another, they are not orthogonal.  In addition, as new features are added
> from time to time, or for other font formats, CSS would need to be updated.

I was starting to wonder about that. If a font-variant-* property and the font-feature-settings
property contradict each other, what happens ?
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