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Re: [css3-fonts] font selection for Unicode Variation Selector

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2011 22:51:42 -0800 (PST)
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Cc: www-style@w3.org, John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Message-ID: <1573946231.396954.1298271102426.JavaMail.root@cm-mail03.mozilla.org>
Koji Ishii wrote:

> I understand what you said from technical perspective. But from
> authors perspective, if the author has one font for
> Adobe-Japan1 collection and another for Hanyo-Denshi
> collection[1], it means that the author must apply appropriate
> font for each character to render IVS correctly.

Are you thinking about a real scenario or just theoretically? 
These aren't separate collections, they reflect revisions of the
IVS database to include additions. Theoretically, a font vendor
could support both of these.


John Daggett
Received on Monday, 21 February 2011 06:52:15 UTC

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