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Re: [css3-fonts] low-level font features

From: Christopher Slye <cslye@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 18:05:51 -0700
CC: www-font <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D8EA339E-EE85-4E6F-9012-3DA74D3088BD@adobe.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>

On Jun 22, 2010, at 5:41 PM, John Daggett wrote:

>> I'm guessing that layout engines encountering unregistered features,
>> if they do anything with them at all, will process them after
>> registered features, but to my knowledge there is no standard
>> protocol regarding this.
> 
> Is this something that we should ask the OpenType folks to clarify in
> a future spec revision?  Including this in a CSS spec doesn't feel
> right although it would be expedient.

I remember that canonized feature order was a point of contention (mild or otherwise) between Microsoft and Adobe. I'm not sure what the status of that is today. I'll ask -- but perhaps someone with firsthand knowledge might chime in here first.

-C
Received on Wednesday, 23 June 2010 01:06:24 UTC

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