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Re: [css3-fonts][cssom] Load events for webfonts?

From: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 08:57:26 +0200
Message-ID: <20120525065726.180100@gmx.net>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>, www-style@w3.org
> Yes, load events on fonts are IMHO absolutely needed. Not only for the
> reasons you gave but also because some web sites want to know
> precisely if the rendering the user gets is the one they designed. An
> error event of a font is important information.
> 
> What about the event target? How will you add the event
> listener? Doing it on the document is simple. On a font at-rule, that's
> considerably harder for web authors because of CSSOM complexity...

This let me remember another Firebug issue:

http://code.google.com/p/fbug/issues/detail?id=5363

So a way to get to know whether a specific web font could be loaded is definitely needed.

Sebastian
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