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Re: Downloadable fonts and image replacement

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 15:52:39 +0100
Message-ID: <444E37B7.6060709@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
CC: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, www-style@w3.org



Dave Raggett wrote:

[...]

 >  font-family: url(TSCu_Comic.ttf), "TSCu_Comic", sans-serif;

would this not be more likely to be

 >  font-family: "TSCu_Comic", url(TSCu_Comic.ttf), sans-serif;

with the semantics "First look for a resident copy of "TSCu_Comic",
then try to download one if there is no resident copy, and finally
fall back on the browser sans font if the download fails or is not
supported ?  I cannot see why one might want your ordering in
99.9% of cases.

Philip Taylor
Received on Tuesday, 25 April 2006 15:18:23 GMT

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