Re: [css3-fonts] "font-feature-settings: none" shorthand?

On 5/30/13 8:24 AM, "Liam R E Quin" <> wrote:

>On Wed, 2013-05-29 at 13:14 -0700, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
>>  Fwiw one potential usability pain point I see with this
>> feature is that when one enables features A, B and C on a parent and
>> then wants to turn only B off on a descendant they do that by setting A
>> and C 
>> on the descendant.
>For XSL-FO I came up with a micro-syntax (sigh) with a leading + and -
>letting you turn a specific list of features off or on without affecting
>John Daggett felt it was too complex and "not CSS-like" but I still
>think the functionality would be useful even if the syntax I invented
>might not be useful in CSS.

I think I agree with John; once the font-variant* properties can be
depended on this issue should largely go away. Until then it'll cause some
awkward. Now should we find ourselves with no more progress in 2-3 years
then maybe it'll be time to revisit.

Received on Thursday, 30 May 2013 16:48:30 UTC