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Re: [css3-fonts] new WD for CSS Fonts

From: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 12:57:40 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTimCmD4dJBVYOi+BQJ40CCW1QipSk7rsqvUCAKoG@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-font@w3.org, W3C Style List <www-style@w3.org>
It's possible to turn off fake bold, what about fake italics?

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On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 12:33 PM, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:

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> From: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
> To: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
> Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011, 6:59:44 PM
> Subject: [css3-fonts] new WD for CSS Fonts
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> The CSS WG updated the Working Draft of CSS Fonts. The new version is
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>    http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-css3-fonts-20110324/
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> The new features compared to the previous draft are mostly related to
> handling of low-level font capabilities: if a font contains alternative
> versions for some glyphs, it is now possible to select those. Examples
> are different kinds of digits (lining, old-style), swash characters, and
> variants for different languages.
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> For OpenType only there is a special interface to enable arbitrary
> features, beyond those for which CSS defines keywords.
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> Other changes include a new property to turn kerning off, and another to
> turn synthesis of fake bold fonts off.
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> The status of this draft is that it seems to have more or less all
> required features, but the syntax details of some of them are still
> being investigated.
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> The CSS WG is requesting feedback. Please, send all comments to this
> mailing list <www-style@w3.org> and please help us by starting the
> subject of the e-mail message with the short name of the draft in square
> brackets, i.e.: [css3-fonts]
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> For the CSS WG,
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>  Bert Bos                                ( W 3 C ) http://www.w3.org/
>  http://www.w3.org/people/bos                               W3C/ERCIM
>  bert@w3.org                             2004 Rt des Lucioles / BP 93
>  +33 (0)4 92 38 76 92            06902 Sophia Antipolis Cedex, France
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>  Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain
>  W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
>  Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
>  Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
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