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Re: [css3-writing-modes] Examples of normal, unscaled glyphs work better than width-variant glyphs for text-combine-horizontal

From: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2013 09:20:49 -0700
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CE096DAD.7E97%galineau@adobe.com>

On 7/15/13 3:43 AM, "Koji Ishii" <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp> wrote:
>Hope these examples make sense to agree that there are cases where the
>use of width-variant does not produce the optimal results.

I don't think that was ever in question. I thought the debate was about
resolving on the proper *default* behavior. If with-variant glyphs work
well for the main use-case then it seems an appropriate default.
(Defaults, by definition, are not required to work well in all cases).
Experts at both Adobe and Microsoft have told me that a) 2-3 digits is the
main TCY use-case and b) width-variant glyphs, if any, should be used for
this scenario. So unless we disagree on the feature's main use-case I'm
not sure what prevents a resolution of John's proposal?

>[1] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-writing-modes/#fig-mac

>[2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2013Jul/0028.html


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