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Re: [css3-text] letter-spacing and ligatures

From: Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jun 2013 00:50:34 -0400
Message-ID: <CADJvFOUvLkyPROB=kezZAOGP9h18P8P+cEF8B241f3-8n=Tw=g@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
2013/6/5 John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>:
>
>> When the effective letter-spacing between two characters is not zero
>> (due to either justification or a non-zero specified optimum), user
>> agents should not apply optional ligatures.
>
> This is left over from the definition of letter-spacing with min/max values.
> When letter-spacing is not 'normal', ligatures should be disabled.  They are
> not disabled based on justification.
>
> I would suggest this wording:
>
>   When 'letter-spacing' is set to an explicit length value,
>   optional ligatures enabled by default are explicitly disabled.

How about when letter-spacing is explicitly set to zero (such as when
people need to do CSS resets)? I donít think an explicit length value
of zero should turn ligatures off.


-- 
cheers,
-ambrose <http://gniw.ca>
Received on Wednesday, 5 June 2013 04:51:06 UTC

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