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Re: [CSS21] 15.3 font-family: undefined keywords

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2009 13:59:11 -0700
Message-ID: <4A5BA01F.9000702@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> Section 15.3 Font family: the 'font-family' property 
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/fonts.html#font-family-prop> says:
> 
> Font family //names// that happen to be the same as a keyword value 
> (e.g. 'initial', 'inherit', 'default', 'serif', 'sans-serif', 
> 'monospace', 'fantasy', and 'cursive') must be quoted to prevent 
> confusion with the keywords with the same names.
> 
> However, the keywords 'initial', 'default' are undefined, neither under 
> Assigning property values, Cascading, and Inheritance 
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/cascade.html> nor here.  Internet Explorer 
> does not support them and initial | -moz-initial - MDC 
> <https://developer.mozilla.org/En/CSS/Initial> says 'initial' belongs to 
> CSS3.

Filed as CSS2.1 Issue 130:
   http://wiki.csswg.org/spec/css2.1#issue-130

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 13 July 2009 21:59:48 GMT

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