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Re: Why doesn't 'font-weight: 100' work yet?

From: Denis Jacquerye <moyogo@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 11:03:34 +0200
Message-ID: <8ebc61110708250203o3821826crce6e8449896bb20d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org

On 8/24/07, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org> wrote:
>
> On Friday 24 August 2007 10:44, Denis Jacquerye wrote:
> > On 8/23/07, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org> wrote:
> > > On Wednesday 22 August 2007 20:56, L. David Baron wrote:
> > > > I'm not sure if I have any fonts that I could test this on,
> > > > though. Are there free fonts that it should work with?
> > >
> > > Mine! :-)
> > >
> > > See http://www.w3.org/People/Bos/Gladiator/
> >
> > This one too, Jaja: http://home.sus.mcgill.ca/~moyogo/fonts/test/
> > It has lots of weight as well as stretch variants.
>
> Very useful, indeed.
>
> (I noticed that fontconfig gets confused by the existence of the Contour
> variants. When asking for Jaja:weight=light, it returns Jaja Contour
> Light instead. I can "solve" that by setting "Preferred Family" in the
> TTF Names to "Jaja Contour" so that the Contour variants are a family
> of their own. Not sure if that is the best solution.)

This was done on purpose to test family name handling. I consider this
a fontconfig bug, although a very tricky one.
Hopefully WWS font names will help fix this.

Cheers,

Denis Moyogo Jacquerye
Received on Saturday, 25 August 2007 09:03:39 GMT

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