[webkit-dev] WebKit compatibility in India

Brett Wilson brettw at chromium.org
Thu Oct 23 08:23:40 PDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 7:25 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> I think the general approach you outline makes sense. I think the best way
> to avoid transcoding content that shouldn't be is to key it off of both font
> and site, assuming that a relatively limited list of fonts and sites would
> provide enough compatibility.
> That means the transcoding would have to be done late, once styles are
> resolved. This is entirely feasible; CSS text-transform already does late
> transformation of text based on styles, and it works right with copy/paste
> and everything:
> <div style="text-transform: uppercase">this is a test</div>

That's very interesting, I had not thought about this ability and
figured it would have to be added. I was leaning toward not doing
anything because of the complexity I saw in this project, but now it
seems like this could be practical.


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