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Re: [CSS21][css3-text] letter-spacing, word-spacing and justification

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2013 08:40:38 -0700
Message-Id: <08C84AC8-E7C7-4DD9-B27A-959135DC0E34@gmail.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
To: Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>
On Jul 3, 2013, at 8:57 AM, Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com> wrote:

> It was noted that Japanese wants to allow negative spacing, but English typography does not want to allow this.

Another use case is graphic designers using letters spacing as a visual effect, or to control typographic "color", usually in a heading, pull quote, or other short(-ish) blurby bit of text, which may or may not wrap to a second or third or fourth line (not so much for longer paragraphs). Designers often want to do things that book publishers may frown on. This can include negative letter spacing or spacing of 1 en or more. 
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