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Re: [css3-values] incorrect font-family syntax in example

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 15:34:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDB-hs6DeZx7ut9sqZauGiJTyns8qadAHjd3Kpyy3Ci_jQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 10:40 PM, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com> wrote:
> CSS3 Values and Units includes this property value example:
>  ‘font-family’  <family-name>#  ‘"Gill Sans", Futura, sans-serif’
> This isn't correct relative to either CSS 2.1 or CSS3 Fonts,
> because the syntax in the value definition field is more
> complicated than simply <family-name>#.  I think the simplest
> thing to do would be to remove this example, since font family
> lists are a tender, special beast and we should probably avoid
> confusing anyone about this.

We've kept the line in the example, but fixed the error so that it
matches Fonts 3 and CSS 2.1 (modulo the use of the new combinator).

~TJ and fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 22 May 2012 22:35:49 UTC

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