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Re: should we remove the kerning property in favour of font-kerning?

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 10:55:23 +1000
Message-ID: <4FC6C17B.5000809@mcc.id.au>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
CC: Nikolas Zimmermann <zimmermann@kde.org>, SVG public list <www-svg@w3.org>
Dirk Schulze:
> I just thought that we would not have to worry to much about backwards compatibility and existing content if we make 'kerning' a presentation attribute. And it shouldn't be to problematic to implement it in browsers.

It would mean that we still drop support for kerning as a property 
itself (style="kerning: 2px"), so it is not completely ignoring 
compatibility concerns.
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2012 00:56:01 GMT

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