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Re: [css3-text] Should text-shadow have 'spread'?

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 07:40:03 -0800
Message-Id: <0D06EB4F-284C-4937-94DA-EE519220BED7@gmail.com>
Cc: Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com>
On Jan 30, 2012, at 2:38 AM, Lea Verou <leaverou@gmail.com> wrote:

>>> There might be opacity problems if the shadows are applied one glyph at a time and the glyph shadows overlap (creating areas of double opacity), but that it a relatively minor problem that is corrected by applying the shadows once for entire spans of text instead of one glyph at a time.
> That's not a problem that's specific to spread radius. It's present currently as well, when letter-spacing is tight [1].

Interesting. On the iPad, I was overlapping transparency between the different colored lines, but not between characters, and that seemed like the right thing.
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