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Re: [css3-fonts] How to handle download error in case of multiple @font-face for a font-family?

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2010 05:55:47 -0700 (PDT)
To: Yuzo Fujishima <yuzo@google.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <1328798425.911.1279112147092.JavaMail.root@cm-mail03.mozilla.org>
Yuzo Fujishima wrote:

> /* Second */ 
> @font-face { 
> font-family:myfont; 
> src: url(DownloadErrorNumber.ttf); /* Assume this causes a download error */ 
> unicode-range: U+30-39; 
> } 
> 
> What should happen if DownloadErrorNumber.ttf is unavailable and causes
> a download error for the second rule? Should we: 
> (A) Ignore only the second rule, i.e., the first and the third rules
>     remain in effect , or 
> (B) Ignore all the rules for the same font family, i.e., ignore all the three? 

It looks like the definition of the @font-face 'src' descriptor needs to
be clearer about this, the intent is that if all the values in the src
list fail for whatever reason that face is ignored, the effect is
equivalent to the omitting the @font-face rule definition (option (A) in
your list.

Cheers,

John
Received on Wednesday, 14 July 2010 12:56:21 GMT

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