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Re: generic fonts and italic vs oblique

From: Tim Bagot <tsb@earth.li>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2000 19:13:43 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.3.96.1000225000702.517E-100000@c32.keble.ox.ac.uk>
To: Style Sheet mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, 25 Feb 2000, Chris Lilley wrote:

> Or we could drop cursive and fantasy, as being basically useless....

I would certainly agree that fantasy seems rather useless, mainly because
it is so vague. cursive, OTOH, is likely, IIUC, to be the usual style for
Arabic, and various Indic scripts (and assorted others that don't spring
to mind quite so quickly).

Tim Bagot
Received on Saturday, 26 February 2000 15:01:06 UTC

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