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Re: [css3-fonts][cssom] Load events for webfonts?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 00:04:09 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBCxKmwXrqBLV7Sa+oeybBBTAHQd5kFiDzNRNoqtNhczg@mail.gmail.com>
To: robert@ocallahan.org
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Any further comments on this proposal?  I've copied the text over to a
>> wiki page at <http://wiki.csswg.org/spec/font-load-events>, and
>> addressed Sebastian's feedback about knowing which source was actually
>> used.
>
> The event sounds reasonable, but can it really be called "load"? Won't that
> trigger onload handlers that have been attached to the document? Seems to me
> it should be called "fontload" or something like that.

Hmm, I dunno!  Do the "type" names really need to be coordinated
across all specifications?  I had assumed that that were scoped to the
individual type of error.


> I'm less enthusiastic about APIs to trigger explicit loading, but it looks
> like you aren't working on those at the moment?

Baby steps.  ^_^  This is the more necessary of the two.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 07:05:01 GMT

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