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Re: [css3-fonts] comments on ED of 24 May 2013

From: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@googlemail.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Aug 2013 22:49:20 -0700
Message-ID: <521AEC60.7000209@gmail.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 22/8/13 19:09, John Daggett wrote:
> Current spec:
>
> # Feature tags not present in the font are ignored; a user agent must
> # not attempt to synthesize fallback behavior based on these feature
> # tags.
> #
> # This means that explicitly disabling the kern feature will not
> # affect the application of kerning data found in the ‘kern’ table (as
> # opposed to kerning data associated with the kern feature in the
> # ‘GPOS’ table). Authors should use the ‘font-kerning’ property to
> # explictly enable or disable kerning since this property affects both
> # types of kerning.
>
> Proposed change:
>
> # Feature tags not present in the font are ignored; a user agent must
> # not attempt to synthesize fallback behavior based on these feature
> # tags.  The one exception is that user agents may synthetically support
> # the 'kern' feature with fonts that contain kerning data
> # in the form of a 'kern' table but lack 'kern' feature support in the
> # 'GPOS' table.
> #
> # In general, authors should use the ‘font-kerning’ property to
> # explictly enable or disable kerning since this property always

s/explictly/explicitly/

> # affects both types of kerning.
>
> Does this work for you?

Yes, ok with me.

Thanks,

JK
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