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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-fonts][css-text] Variant Selection of Colorful (Emoji) or Monochrome Glyphs

From: Tab Atkins Jr. via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:47:14 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-237313011-1470246432-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
The two features aren't really connected in any meaningful way, except
 weakly by metaphor.  Emoji switching is changing the entire glyph 
used to render the codepoint; multicolor fonts just let you specify 
the color palette directly.

In particular, rendering a multicolor font with monochrome *is the 
default* - if you don't invoke the `font-palette` property, all the 
palette colors default to `currentcolor`.

Since the OP was about emoji transformation, let's stick with that 
topic. You can split off a separate font palette discussion to another
 issue.

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