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Re: [CSS21] Errata to disallow 'inherit' after comma in 'font-family'

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 2 May 2012 16:13:00 -0400
To: "Gérard Talbot" <www-style@gtalbot.org>
Cc: W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <20120502201300.GA11957@crum.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2012-05-02 15:43 -0400, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> {
>    Tab: 2.1 in font-family is less strict than we probably
>    intended.
>    ... It potentially allows 'inherit' after comma in font-family.
> 
>    <Elika>
>    [12]http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012Apr/0638.html
> 
>    Tab: We would like a modification to disallow 'inherit'.
> 
>    <David Baron> sounds good to me
> 
>    <John> errata only, for now, correct?
> 
>    <David Baron> (to disallow inherit anywhere within a
>    font-family value)
> 
>    <David Baron> inherit keyword, that is
> 
>    RESOLUTION: errata 2.1 to disallow 'inherit' after comma in
>    'font-family'

In hindsight, I think we should reconsider this resolution once
there's actual proposed text for the errata item.  And in the
future, I think that given CSS 2.1's level of stability, we
shouldn't consider proposed errata without an actual proposal for
what text is being changed.

-David

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