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Re: Web Fonts

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 11:04:06 -0500
Message-ID: <44EDCDF6.1050907@mit.edu>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, www-style@w3.org

Chris Lilley wrote:
> The point is that CSS1 has a nice model where the fonts available is not an
> opaque blob but has separate descriptors for things like the family, the
> style, the weight, and so on. its then possible to change one property and
> match to a different font.

I don't see any reasons for this not to work with the url() proposal for 
font-family.  There's not reason the url() couldn't point to something that 
contains several fonts (a bold one, an italic one, in different font sizes, 
etc), corresponding to the actual concept of a font family.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 24 August 2006 16:04:29 GMT

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