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

From: Sergey Malkin <sergeym@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 18:35:47 +0000
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
CC: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>, John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>, Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, www-font <www-font@w3.org>, Thomas Phinney <tphinney@cal.berkeley.edu>
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John Daggett wrote:

> font-weight-synthetic == auto | none
> font-style-synthetic == auto | <angle> | none

If such option is introduced, I see need for three values: allow synthetic styles, use specified face without faux style, or fallback to another font if simulation is required. Although, threshold at which point graphics system is going to use faux bold is not exactly specified.
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