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Re: Question on parsing of "font" property

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 10:19:11 -0700
Message-ID: <000901c43dc5$67d8a740$1902000a@AFedoniouk>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Eric A. Meyer" <eric@meyerweb.com>
Cc: <www-style@w3.org>

> I wouldn't feel bad in any way whatsoever if we required that that name be
> quoted. :-)

IMHO:

Actually don't even need to require.
There are a lot of font names which already have e.g. whitespaces and @
inside. Quotes are the only way to put them into definition.
It is a well known "feature" and I don't think that it will cause any
problems.

Andrew Fedoniouk.
http://terrainformatica.com



>
> On Wed, 19 May 2004, Eric A. Meyer wrote:
> >>
> >> It seems highly
> >> unlikely that any font name is going to include a slash anyway...
> >
> > Unless of course someone creates a font family called "/." --
> > assuming it hasn't already been done.
>
> I wouldn't feel bad in any way whatsoever if we required that that name be
> quoted. :-)
>
> -- 
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