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

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2010 21:03:58 -0700 (PDT)
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <238207288.564264.1284437038180.JavaMail.root@cm-mail03.mozilla.org>
Sylvain Galineau wrote:

> - Consider a more detailed and formal definition of the font name
> used for face matching purposes. There is a good background material
> in Appendix A but it's informative. I understand some of this
> relates to OpenType but I would still rather try to define it so as
> to depend on it. I do not have a proposal right now; I frankly am
> not sure I can come up with one on my own but I will see what Sergey
> and I can think of.

Agreed.  Adobe has also commented to this effect.  Note here that
there are *two* name definitions and related mappings, one for
platform font family names, the other for names that uniquely identify
a single font within a family (for use with local()).

Cheers,

John Daggett
Received on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 04:04:32 GMT

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