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Re: [css-fonts] "Irregardless"? REALLY?

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 10:38:33 -0800 (PST)
To: "Eric A. Meyer" <eric@meyerweb.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <447181800.13878.1259779113005.JavaMail.root@cm-mail03.mozilla.org>

Eric A. Meyer (aka The Haddock Slapper) wrote:

> So just last night, I was reading up on 'font-size'adjust' (3.7) 
> and stumbled into the following bit of prose:
> 
>     "It does this by adjusting the font-size so that the x-height
>      is the same irregardless of the font used."
> 
> Horrified, I searched the document and discovered it AGAIN in the 
> description of 'unicode-range' (4.5):
> 
>     "Code points outside of the defined unicode-range are ignored,
>      irregardless of whether the font contains a glyph for that
>      code point or not."
> 
> I believe both instances should be changed to "regardless", because 
> that's an actual word.

Usage of nonexistent word noted.

> Also, never tell me who did this, because if I find out I'll be 
> honor-bound to follow through on my public statement and slap them 
> like a haddock.  (Yes, "like", not "with".)

Didn't know haddocks could slap, interesting tidbit.

Cheers,

John
Received on Wednesday, 2 December 2009 18:39:06 GMT

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