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Re: bolder/lighter defintion

From: Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 10:03:43 -0700
To: Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>, W3C Emailing list for WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20090518100343.405b9424@trurl>
Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu> wrote:

> There are probably other issues with this chart lookup, but the one
> that leaps to mind is assuming that all fonts will have values that
> fall in nice even 100s. Other values are not terribly unusual (for
> various reasons mostly related to application architecture limitations
> on Windows).

The CSS font-weight property does not take arbitrary numeric values,
only "nice even 100s".  Mapping those to whatever's in the font file is
presumably the UA's problem.

Received on Monday, 18 May 2009 17:04:31 UTC

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