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

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 22:18:16 -0700 (PDT)
To: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
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Liam Quinn wrote:

> The discretionary ligatures (fi ffi, ct, etc.) must only be used
> when the actual letter spacing value is zero, regardless of how it happens.

Just a small quibble here, fi, ffi are usually implemented as common
ligatures (on by default) while ct is usually implemented as a
discretionary ligature (off by default).  At least that's the common
pattern within OpenType fonts.

Regards,

John
Received on Wednesday, 5 June 2013 05:18:44 UTC

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