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Re: [css3-text] letter-spacing examples

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:56:39 -0700
Message-ID: <51E88EC7.5050203@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 06/17/2013 04:10 PM, John Daggett wrote:
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> The latest draft of CSS3 Text has an example demonstrating how letter-spacing affects the construction of inline boxes.  This is example 12:
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>    http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-text/#letter-spacing
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> Unfortunately, this example seems a little too abstract for me, I think a set of simple, visual examples that illustrate individual points might be better.  Here's my attempt:
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>    http://people.mozilla.org/~jdaggett/tests/letterspacing-examples.html
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> I also tried to highlight differences between what CSS3 Text specifies and what current implementations do.  I think that's important to call out.  And, man, RTL is hard...
>
> The illustrations use inline blocks to show the spacing so they should display accurately within existing browsers.

These are great. I've spliced them into the text, and also
tried tweaking the normative text to be a bit clearer based
on some of your points in the examples. Take a look and let
me know if anything needs further tweaking:
   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-text/#letter-spacing

~fantasai
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