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

From: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 17:58:10 -0700
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
CC: Nikolas Zimmermann <zimmermann@kde.org>, SVG public list <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <B5F0DD93-0C67-48D5-9225-E30741C3C166@adobe.com>
Is it a presentation attribute already? I thought it is just an attribute.

Dirk

On May 30, 2012, at 5:55 PM, "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au> wrote:

> 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.
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