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Re: [css3-fonts] @font-face matching and font-style descriptor

From: Bram Pitoyo <brampitoyo@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 09:28:59 +0530
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=0xi7vpTRdyMOh=KPS=dpO1VKzLdt7_CKjDSzL@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>, Sergey Malkin <sergeym@microsoft.com>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>
> The presumption that em = italic is quite eurocentric.

I agree. Em should translate to the language’s written convention. The
example only served to argue the use of a property that says “don’t
render faux bold/italic in this face, and instead, use the true
variants of the next font in the stack”.

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Bram Pitoyo
User experience × architecture × game pattern
http://brampitoyo.com
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