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Re: [css3-fonts] @font-face Name {descriptor: value}

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2010 00:17:10 +0200
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Sylvain Galineau:
>> Behalf Of Christoph Päper
>> 
>> The '@font-face' at-rule uses the 'font-family' descriptor to set the identifier which can be used in 'font-family' properties elsewhere in the cascading stylesheets. The current draft does not say whether generic family keywords can be overwritten this way.
> 
> My understanding is that user agents first check whether the family name is generic before looking for matching against @font-face and system fonts. In section 5 [1]: (…)

OK, I didn’t look there, I just read the section on ‘@font-face’. I think a note here would help make it clearer for everyone.
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