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Re: [css-fonts] Named Stylistic Sets

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:01:19 +0100
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Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 12:28 PM, Christoph Päper
>> It is possible, in Open Type Format 1.6, to specify human readable names for stylistic sets (…) and character variants (…).
>> 
>> Should the ‘character-variant()’ and ‘styleset()’ values of the ‘font-variant-alternates’ property be made to accept these?
> 
> Generally, when a name comes from outside CSS, we represent it
> internally as a string rather than an ident.  (…)
> 
> So yes, it's possible to have the style functions accept these names,
> but they'd probably be done as strings.

That means quotation marks would make the difference and there would be no namespace conflict (which I tried to solve by prepopulating)?

  font-variant-alternates: character-variant("Font-defined Name") styleset(userdefinedname)
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