W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-dom@w3.org > April to June 2001

Re: clarification needed : Computed Style Value of 'font-family'

From: Daniel Glazman <glazman@netscape.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2001 15:49:28 +0200
Message-ID: <3AED6D68.60202@netscape.com>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: www-dom@w3.org, www-style@w3.org
Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> * Daniel Glazman wrote on www-dom@w3.org:
> 
>> Let's suppose that the following CSS style declaration applies to a 
>> given element :
>> 
>>  font-family : Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
>> 
>> What is the computed style value for 'font-family' on this element, 
>> supposing that Helvetica font is not available on the system but Arial is ?
>> 
>> (a) "Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif"
>> (b) "Arial"
>> (c) "Arial, sans-serif
> 
> 
> I'd say a). Font-family names aren't relative to another value, so they
> are absolute and the computed value of an absolute value is equivalent
> to the specified value, see [1]

Fine for me. Just wanted to be sure that everyone agrees on that. Thanks.

</Daniel>
Received on Monday, 30 April 2001 09:49:32 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 22 June 2012 06:13:48 GMT