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Re: Downloadable fonts and image replacement

From: Emrah BASKAYA <emrahbaskaya@hesido.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 21:26:44 +0300 (EEST)
Message-ID: <4983.>
To: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: "Joshua RANDALL FTRD/DIH/BOS" <joshua.randall@francetelecom.com>, www-style@w3.org

Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> The problem with this is that you can't select an element based on the
> value of another property.  There are many reasons for this, but, for
> example, what happens when one does this:
> #companyname:font-family-fail(2) {
>      font-family: "Times New Roman", Times, serif;
> }
> Does the pseuso-class still match when the system has Times New Roman
> available?

My post vanished amongst the heat of the discussion, but I think before we
have a clutter of :fallbackthis :fallbackthat pseudo classes, I want to
remind you that we could have a generic fallback mechanism:

Please reply under that thread if you think the idea is any useful.

Emrah Baskaya
Received on Sunday, 30 April 2006 18:26:49 UTC

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