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Re: alternate font properties

From: Liam Quinn <liam@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 17:36:19 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.2.32.19970730173619.008a0360@undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca>
To: Chris Lilley <Chris.Lilley@sophia.inria.fr>, "Style" <www-style@w3.org>
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At 02:53 PM 30/07/97 +0200, Chris Lilley wrote:
>On Jul 29,  3:32pm, David Perrell wrote:
>
>> The size declaration is optional, so in the font
>> shorthand/property, missing quotes is a firm no-no.
>
>Correct. I think that also means that any unusual fonts called normal,
>small-caps, bold, 700 etc should also be quoted even if they have no
>spaces.
>
>That should probably go on the erratta list for CSS1.

But the font-size value is not optional when using the font property [1].  
This means that there will always be, in a valid style sheet, a distinct 
boundary between the font-family and the various font keywords like small-
caps and bold.

[1] http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/TR/REC-CSS1#font

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