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

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 20:47:44 -0400
Message-ID: <48B898B0.3010906@mit.edu>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org

Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Boris argues a subtle line, where he advocates clamping the computed 
> value only.  The actual value of font-weight can vary upwards and 
> downwards indefinitely (or rather, until it overflows whatever the 
> browser is using to store it).

Actually, I advocate allowing the computed value vary indefinitely and 
clamping the used value.  The former is what's used for inheritance; the 
latter is what's used for painting.

-Boris
Received on Saturday, 30 August 2008 00:48:28 GMT

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