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Re: [CSS3-fonts] Proposal: Allow a font name as value for font-size-adjust

From: Markus Ernst <derernst@gmx.ch>
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2012 17:53:56 +0100
Message-ID: <4F54EFA4.6080908@gmx.ch>
To: André Luís <me@andr3.net>
CC: www-style@w3.org
Am 05.03.2012 17:42 schrieb André Luís:
>
> On Mar 5, 2012, at 2:27 PM, Markus Ernst wrote:
>
>> Am 05.03.2012 15:12 schrieb François REMY:
>>> How do you want to apply something like that (font-size-adjust: "My
>>> fancy font") if your computer don't have the My fancy font
>>> installed/downloaded? This is impossible.
>>
>> Yes. As I wrote in my suggestion, if the font specified is not known to the system, the font-size-adjust property will be ignored.
>>
>> I am sure it is much easier to teach authors to use a well-supported font such as Arial as a reference, than to teach them how to find out the appropriate value for the specific aspect ratio of their first-choice font.
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>
> How about following the pattern of multiple-backgrounds and be able to specify one font-size-adjust for each font in the font-stack?
>
> font-family: font1, font2, font3, sans-serif;
> font-size-adjust: 0.5, 0.4, 0.7, 0.5;
>
> font1 = 0.5
> font2 = 0.4
> font3 = 0.7
> sans-serif = 0.5

This would actually be desirable for font-size, not font-size-adjust. 
Like this, authors could set font sizes separately for all fonts 
specified in font-family, which would be an alternative to using 
font-size-adjust.
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