W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > August 2009

Re: [css3-fonts] Quoted font family names

From: Philip TAYLOR (Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 16:56:52 +0100
Message-ID: <4A804344.6090103@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
CC: CSS 3 W3C Group <www-style@w3.org>

Christoph Päper wrote:

 > "Roman" is often used to name the default / standard / normal / regular
 > variant of font weight and slope (i.e. 'upright'), so one should never
 > use it in font (family) names.

But if the typeface owner (e.g., Monotype) elects to
call one of their fonts "Times New Roman", then what
is a mere user of CSS to do ?

Received on Monday, 10 August 2009 15:57:35 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:38:28 UTC