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Re: [css3-fonts] simplifying font-variant-ligatures, proposal 2

From: Eric Muller <emuller@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:16:33 -0700
Message-ID: <4F722E31.8070001@adobe.com>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
On 3/26/2012 7:58 AM, Christoph P├Ąper wrote:
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> Do you have a usecase, though?

Yes and no.

No if you are asking for a small, obvious example.

Yes in the following way:
- take a use case for text set with discretionary ligatures
- take a use case for text set without discretionary ligatures
- embed the later in the former

IMHO, the cascading nature of CSS implies that every time you have a way 
to turn something on, you should also have a way to turn it off (and 
only it). Otherwise composition becomes difficult.

Eric.
Received on Tuesday, 27 March 2012 21:17:00 GMT

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