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Re: Revisiting SVG Fonts

From: Erik Dahlstrom <ed@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Nov 2011 15:18:05 -0700
To: www-svg@w3.org
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On Mon, 31 Oct 2011 18:21:02 -0700, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>  

> What's the status of ligatures on those SVG Tiny viewers?
> Is there a maximum length that a ligature can be?
> For instance, could 80 characters be used?

There probably is some implementation-dependent limit yes. The spec itself  
doesn't limit the string length for @unicode on <glyph>.

I'm pretty sure it would work ok if you happened to have an 80 characters  
ligature in an svgfont, but it's not really a common case :)

Erik Dahlstrom, Core Technology Developer, Opera Software
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
Personal blog: http://my.opera.com/macdev_ed
Received on Tuesday, 1 November 2011 22:18:48 UTC

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