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Re: [css3-fonts] CSS3 font-weight, OFF OS2.usWeightClass, and weights which are not a multiple of 100.

From: Eric Muller <emuller@adobe.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 11:04:44 -0800
Message-ID: <4D5ACE4C.4060309@adobe.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: David Berlow <dberlow@fontbureau.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 2/14/2011 11:36 PM, John Daggett wrote:
>
> For fonts loaded via @font-face rules, authors define what
> weight/width values are assigned to individual faces, there's no
> reference to any weight/width data in the font itself, only what
> is defined in the @font-face rules.  So unless an author is using
> more than 9 weights simultaneously, that's not much of a
> limitation currently.

Except that the whole point of having font description matching is to 
support fallback, and that you may then have to fallback on a font that 
is not described by an @font-face rule. This implies that This implies a 
broad agreement on the meaning of the font description.

Eric.
Received on Tuesday, 15 February 2011 19:05:21 GMT

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