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Re: TTML2 wide review comment: styling

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:42:53 -0700
Cc: David Ronca <dronca@netflix.com>, Timed Text Working Group <public-tt@w3.org>, Pierre-Anthony Lemieux <pal@sandflow.com>, r12a <ishida@w3.org>
Message-id: <F2DF3AAE-9B56-49B4-9E89-A73E9C2555CE@apple.com>
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>

> On Oct 3, 2017, at 22:49 , Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> wrote:
> Actually, I was responding to David Singer regarding the CSS WG having discussed oblique. While that is true, I don't know whether they have discussed shear.

Yes, I searched for both words, as the usage sometimes overlaps, though oblique is usually used for a designed oblique face, and shear for a generated one. (However, there is plenty of practice that mixes it up; the original Mac did italic by shearing iirc.)

David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Wednesday, 4 October 2017 14:43:17 UTC

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