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RE: [css3-writing-modes] text-combine-horizontal and half-width numerals

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 01:30:49 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F0178291BF82C82@TK5EX14MBXC223.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
[fantasai:]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 6:09 PM
> To: www-style@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [css3-writing-modes] text-combine-horizontal and half-width
> numerals
> 
> On 02/20/2013 05:49 PM, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
> > When combining two digits into a 1em box, using half-width numerals
> seems preferred.
> > If the current font family does not have glyphs for half-width digits,
> > should the UA fall back to the next family in the list?
> 
> No, it should just place them (if they seem to fit: in most proportional
> fonts they do) or scale them.
> 
Can you elaborate on why you think this is preferable?
Received on Friday, 22 February 2013 01:32:00 GMT

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