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Re: should we remove the kerning property in favour of font-kerning?

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 10:45:25 +1000
Message-ID: <4FC6BF25.90407@mcc.id.au>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
CC: Nikolas Zimmermann <zimmermann@kde.org>, SVG public list <www-svg@w3.org>
Dirk Schulze:
> No, more like 'gradientTransform' attribute that sets the 'transform' property. So 'kerning' would be a presentation attribute for 'font-kerning'. You could set kerning by:
> kerning="2"
> or
> style="font-kerning: 2px;"
> If you specify both together, than the inline style overrides the attribute value:
> kerning="2" style="font-kerning: 3px"
> would be a kerning of 3px.

That's an option, though I think that if we are happy with removing 
kerning then we should have the font-kerning presentation attribute 
match the property name.
Received on Thursday, 31 May 2012 00:46:04 UTC

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