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RE: FW: Font-family specification

From: Chris Wilson (PSD) <cwilso@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 1996 18:02:45 -0800
Message-Id: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-73-MSG960131154048KO00FD00@red-03-imc.itg.microsoft.com>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Benjamin C. W. Sittler wrote:
>Please do not mandate quoting for single-word font names containing no 
>special characters. This would prevent the mechanism from becoming overly 
>cumbersome for simple names (Times, Script, etc.)

That is my basis for saying font family names should be separated by commas, 
with quotes if you want to preserve special characters (potentially 
including whitespace, although I don't see it as completely necessary if 
commas are used as a separator).

Chris Wilson
Received on Wednesday, 31 January 1996 21:19:31 UTC

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