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Re: [css-text] Arabic letters connecting between elements with display: inline

From: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 19:35:39 +0100
Message-ID: <537E437B.7010703@emi.ac.ma>
To: Matitiahu Allouche <matitiahu.allouche@gmail.com>, 'fantasai' <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, public-i18n-bidi@w3.org
CC: 'WWW International' <www-international@w3.org>, www-style@w3.org
Hi,

+1 to Mati.

Firefox: preserves letters joining when change in font color :-)
Webkit: breaks the joining :-(

All browsers break the joining when change in font-size or font-family. OK

Regards,

Najib


On 5/22/14 8:28 AM, Matitiahu Allouche wrote:
> Fantasai wrote: " I don't think  change of font or color should cause
 > a joining break, however."
 >
 > I agree that change of color should not mandate a joining break. On
 > the other hand, a change of font, or a change of size in the same
 > font, seems to make joining across the change very difficult
 > technically. It would be quite extraordinary that letters from two
 > fonts crafted by different designers join properly. If the technical
 > hurdle is such that there is little chance that implementations will
 > overcome it, then it might be better to pronounce that there will be
 > no joining across font or size changes.
 >
 > -- Shalom (Regards),  Mati
 >


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