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Re: [css3-fonts] default font features

From: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2012 04:48:45 +0200
Message-ID: <CAO6Fj1USqUWdCqUX9P-2XEt32ucQnBg-R=AjDwoYPMfcYAQnbA@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: "Adam Twardoch (List)" <list.adam@twardoch.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, www-font@w3.org
I will second John's belief. This should "just work" and the defaults of
the OpenType spec should be the defaults of OpenType fonts on the web.

Some browsers are broken.


On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 2:48 AM, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com> wrote:

> This model makes good text rendering an "opt-in" model.  I strongly
> believe authors and users should have good text rendering by default
> and not have to opt in to it.  The impetus should instead be on
> browser vendors to optimize their text layout code so that performance
> considerations aren't an issue here.  I think that's definitely
> possible and much better for the web in the long run.

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