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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-text][css-fonts] Optical bounds of a line (#5466)

From: Chris Lilley via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 10:04:20 +0000
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Agreeing in general that this needs to be a) allowed b) mentioned c) controllable.

However typographically, optical alignment is unrelated to kerning so putting it in there would be confusing. ( d see the argument, but think it is a weak analogy).

Rather, it is part of text alignment so should be a modifier on the effect of `text-align`, `align-content` and so on which align some part of the glyph (currently the left or right side bearing?) with some left or right geometric item like a content box.

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