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Re: Scaling sub-pixel fonts

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 08:44:03 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTim+st9vwWqgr5N6qGJK5Fp8amxUs-DnomiKJbw1@mail.gmail.com>
To: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
That's an unintuitive, er, interesting result.

(I haven't read the CSS3 Transforms spec in any detail but it's interesting
that all browsers that I tested exhibit the same behavior)

Jeff


On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 2:33 AM, Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 05 Dec 2010 00:00:16 +0100, Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>  http://codedread.com/browser-tests/subpixel.svg
>>
>> 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?
>>
>
> There's no such test AFAIK.
>
> I was curious to see if the same issue could be seen when using CSS3 2d
> transforms and a small font-size in html content, see attachment.
>
> Cheers
> /Erik
>
> --
> Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
> Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
> Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed
Received on Monday, 6 December 2010 16:44:52 GMT

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