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Re: [css3-font] unquoted font family names with whitespace

From: Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 15:31:41 -0400
Message-ID: <0d74d85bdeab75d56f3973d8dc487701.squirrel@ed-sh-cp3.entirelydigital.com>
To: "Sylvain Galineau" <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Le Lun 19 mars 2012 15:02, L. David Baron a écrit :
> On Monday 2012-03-19 18:49 +0000, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
>>
>> [L. David Baron:]
>> >
>> > On Friday 2012-03-16 22:19 +0000, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
>> > > My understanding is that this was good general advice since unquoted
>> > > font family names may be somewhat more ambiguous in the font
>> shorthand.
>> >
>> > Families aren't any more ambiguous in the 'font' shorthand than they
>> are
>> > in 'font-family' because, in the 'font' shorthand, the family must
>> come
>> > immediately after the <font-size> [ / <line-height> ]?
>> > part.
>> >
>>
>> As line-height is optional and font-size can be a keyword I'd think
>> ambiguity
>> is possible e.g. if you want to use Monotype's Medium Roman:
>>
>> 	font: bold medium roman;
>>
>> and...
>>
>> 	font: bold 'medium roman';
>>
>>
>> ...are not the same thing. The same issue could happen with fonts such
>> as
>> 'Large Old English Riband", "Large OT", "Large" and a number of other
>> fonts
>> for sale on MyFonts.com. I suspect there might even be families that
>> start
>> with 'small'.
>>
>> Or am I missing something?
>
> The second one is invalid because the 'font' shorthand *requires*
> the size part.

[RC5, pre-RC6] font-systemfont-rule-003 inaccurate/incorrect
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-css-testsuite/2011Mar/0038.html

http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/nightly-unstable/html4/font-systemfont-rule-003.htm

http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/nightly-unstable/html4/font-051.htm

Gérard
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