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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-fonts] Feature resolution and caps synthesis conflicting

From: Myles C. Maxfield via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2017 22:33:51 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-285191948-1489012430-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
I started investigating this more, and I have to say that I've changed my mind. The low-level property is used when the web author has a priori knowledge of what features the font supports, so browsers shouldn't get in their way by interpreting `font-feature-settings` to turn off synthesis. Browsers are currently discouraged (disallowed?) from inspecting the 4-character-codes passed to `font-feature-settings` in order to perform synthesis. Because the concepts of synthesis and `font-feature-settings` are divorced, in this case, the addition of `font-feature-settings` shouldn't have any affect on synthesis.

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