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Re: font-family: IPA

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 9 May 2004 18:36:35 +0000 (UTC)
To: Ernest Cline <ernestcline@mindspring.com>
Cc: W3C CSS List <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0405091835090.31866@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sun, 9 May 2004, Ernest Cline wrote:
>
> 1) A single keyword, IPA, with no way to differentiate between
> the serif, sans-serif, and monospaced versions.
>
> 2) A single keyword IPA that could be used in conjunction
> with another generic font-family keyword.
>
> 3) Separate keywords IPA, IPA-serif, IPA-monospace,
> IPA-sans-serif to represent the various possibilities.

Sounds more like a font-variant to me. But the point is moot, unless font
formats contain this information. I do not believe they do, so this would
make the entire idea unimplementable as far as I can tell.

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