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Re: [css-text] letter-spacing to the trailing edge of a line

From: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2016 16:47:39 +0200
Message-ID: <CAERejNZxfoTVKycDsTXAjjr=iGrTUXFepAH7PBoc-gWRR6JXBQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: Praveen Puglia <praveenpuglia@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 7 June 2016 at 16:24, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:

> On Jun 7, 2016, at 20:56, Praveen Puglia <praveenpuglia@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> The spec for letter spacing in example-16 [1] mentions that
>
> > *UAs therefore must not append letter spacing to the right or trailing
> edge of a line:*
>
> But when I try this out on different browsers, I see that the
> letter-spacing is indeed applied for the last letter and for, say english,
> the content inside looks shifted towards the left edge.
>
> I am a little confused whether or not I understood the spec properly or
> the browser vendors have no considered it.
>
> Here's the test case [2] with exact same results on Chrome and Firefox.
>
>
> Your understanding of the specification is correct, and browsers have bugs.
>

FWIW, the related Firefox bug is https://bugzil.la/299943 and the one for
Chrome is https://crbug.com/267056.

Sebastian
Received on Tuesday, 7 June 2016 14:48:26 UTC

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