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Re: [css3-fonts] Nested 'bolder' and 'lighter' question

From: Innovimax SARL <innovimax@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 09:56:14 +0200
Message-ID: <546c6c1c0808280056n24c77123y43577fc2e8ff3d06@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai@inkedblade.net>
Cc: w3c-css-wg@w3.org, www-style@w3.org

My interpretation would be :

* bolder : if there is a possibility to make the text bolder, please do
* lighter : if there is a possibility to make the text lighter, please do

In this case, text D should be "normal"

My two cents

Mohamed

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 8:22 PM, fantasai <fantasai@inkedblade.net> wrote:
>
> The spec isn't clear on what exactly happens here, so the CSSWG
> decided to ask web designers what they expect. So far I have two
> responses and they don't match. Anyone else have an opinion? :)
>
> fantasai wrote:
>>
>> Given
>>
>>  <a>
>>    Text A
>>    <b style="font-weight: bolder">
>>      Text B
>>      <c style="font-weight: bolder">
>>        Text C
>>        <d style="font-weight: lighter">
>>          Text D
>>        </d>
>>      </c>
>>    </b>
>>  </a>
>>
>> If you have three different weights in your font (normal, bold,
>> extra-bold) then
>>  - Text A will be normal
>>  - Text B will be bold
>>  - Text C will be extra-bold
>>  - Text D will be bold
>>
>> If you have only two weights in your font (normal, bold) then
>>  - Text A will be normal
>>  - Text B will be bold
>>  - Text C will be bold
>>
>> What should Text D be? Bold or normal?
>
> I would say bold, if I were being so bold. -- Andy Clarke
>
> I say it goes to normal. -- Molly Holzschlag
>
> ~fantasai
>
>
>



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