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Scaling sub-pixel fonts

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Dec 2010 15:00:16 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTinh-BBd7Ti0ycuD+oq86=Zi-DNPQ5_ZKDBubF2_@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

Just want to confirm that there should be two tiny words on this page.

1) Firefox 3.6 and IE9 display both words the same sizes as expected
2) WebKit has a bug with font sizes below 0.5px (displaying the 0.4999px
text larger)
3) Opera fails to display either words

As usual, it's disturbing to find such a basic test not exhibiting
cross-browser consistency at this stage of SVG deployment, but thankfully
there are at least two implementations in this case :-/

Is there a test to cover this in the suite?

Jeff Schiller
Received on Saturday, 4 December 2010 23:01:13 UTC

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