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Re: [css3-fonts] Clarification on Font Descriptors

From: divya manian <divya.manian@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2012 10:14:22 -0800
Message-ID: <CAEABwJ_Q3wCrbD10Xk2T1xkPr1tSC=OEP3xooFzH9NNF-SkA2g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 9:41 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> You got this backwards.
>
> What it means is that if you have a @font-face declaring a bold face,
> UAs *must* use that face instead of doing synthetic bolding.  They're
> only allowed to synthesize bolding when there is no @font-face
> declaring a "font-weight:bold" for that font.
>
> The descriptors describe the qualities of the face being defined.

Ah thanks! Clear now.
Received on Sunday, 29 January 2012 18:15:17 GMT

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