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Re: [CSS21] 3 editorial modifications in § 15.5 Small-caps: the 'font-variant' property

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Mon, 02 Jan 2012 12:57:59 +0100
Message-ID: <4F019BC7.2090706@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 13/10/2011 16:45, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:

> Section 15.2
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/fonts.html#algorithm
> also needs a bit of tuning:

[...]

> --------------
>
> "scaling" versus "scaling down"
>
> "
> by electronically scaling uppercase letters from a normal font.
> "
>
> Another thing that I thought with regards to the verb scale (and scaled
> and scaling; and that applies to section 15.5 as well): why it isn't said
> "scaling down" ?
>
> In my opinion, it should read
>
> "
> by electronically scaling down uppercase glyphs from a normal font.
> "
>
> In section 15.5, I think it should be saying
> "
> (...) by scaled down uppercase glyphs (...)
> "

I think "scaling"/"scaled" is fine.  (Whether it's up or down depends on 
the font, presumably.)

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
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