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Re: [CSS 2.1] WD 07 Dec. 2010: section 15.3 on unquoted font family names with sequences of white spaces

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 16:32:10 -0800
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On 12/08/2010 12:27 PM, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> Hello,
>
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/WD-CSS2-20101207/fonts.html#font-family-prop
>
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/CR-CSS2-20090908/fonts.html#font-family-prop
>
> http://www.w3.org/Style/css2-updates/WD-CSS2-20101207-20090908-diff/fonts.html#font-family-prop
>
> The sentence which used to say
> "
> If quoting is omitted, any white space characters before and after the
> font name are ignored and any sequence of white space characters inside
> the font name is converted to a single space.
> "
>
> has been removed in latest WD. Why?
>
> I sincerly believe it should remain, be kept as it was.
>
> Right now, the latest WD emphasizes quoting font-family names with special
> characters (punctuation, white spaces) and/or with reserved words. But it
> does not state (as it previous version) how to deal, how to parse font
> name with sequences of white spaces before and/or inside and/or after font
> family names.
>
> There are testcases [see 1] in current version of CSS 2.1 test suite which
> were putting to test (mettre à l'épreuve) the beforementioned quote.

The testcase are still valid -- the sentence you quote has been replaced by

# If a sequence of identifiers is given as a font family name, the computed
# value is the name converted to a string by joining all the identifiers in
# the sequence by single spaces.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 9 December 2010 00:34:04 GMT

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