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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 04:32:54 -0700
Message-ID: <5231A666.1030503@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 07/28/2013 06:08 PM, John Daggett wrote:
>
> Koji Ishii wrote:
>
>> During the discussion, fantasai made a new edit. How good does this look to you all?
>>
>> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-writing-modes/#text-combine-horizontal
>>
>> # The UA must ensure that the combined advance width of the composition
>> # fits within 1em by compressing the combined text if necessary. (This
>> # does not necessarily mean that the glyphs will fit within 1em, as some
>> # glyphs are designed to draw outside their geometric boundaries.)
>> # OpenType implementations must use width-specific variants (hwid/twid/qwid)
>> # to compress text in cases where those variants are available for all
>> # characters in the composition. Otherwise, the UA may use any means to
>> # compress the text, including substituting half-width, third-width,
>> # and/or quarter-width glyphs provided by the font, using other font
>> # features designed to compress text horizontally, scaling the text
>> # geometrically, or any combination thereof.
>>
>> I think this edit is great and satisfies all requirements came up in
>> the discussion so far.
>>
>> If we all are fine with this text, we can close this issue.
>
> I'm fine with this edit.  The one minor piece remaining is the fixup
> or removal of Example 20, as I noted to fantasai privately, since the
> example is incompatible with the wording above.

I'm looking over Example 20, and I don't see how it's inconsistent
with the prose quoted above.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 12 September 2013 11:33:26 UTC

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