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Re: [css2.1][css3-fonts] keywords in unquoted font family names

From: Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 19:25:33 -0400
Message-ID: <f32670913b83377e8f60bc0fb1fbf8a5.squirrel@ed-sh-cp3.entirelydigital.com>
To: "John Daggett" <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: "www-style list" <www-style@w3.org>
Le Mer 23 mai 2012 12:47, John Daggett a écrit :

> (...) The original proposals were
> outlined here:
>   http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2012May/0630.html

> Proposed:
>   Unquoted font family names that happen to be the same as the keyword
>   values 'inherit', 'default' and 'initial' or the generic font
>   keywords ('serif', 'sans-serif', 'monospace', 'fantasy', and
>   'cursive') do not match the '<family-name>' type. These names must
>   be quoted to prevent confusion with the keywords with the same
>   names. Note that 'font-family: Times, inherit' is therefore an
>   invalid declaration, because 'inherit' in that position can neither
>   be a valid keyword nor a valid font family name.

> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/fonts.html#font-family-prop


What about the other changes? Are there other changes? Wasn't there
supposed to be other changes?
Is this the new and approved CSS 2.1 font-family syntax:

font-family value: [ <string> | <ident>+ ]# | inherit

Is this test
still good for CSS 2.1?

Thank you,

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