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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-fonts] Proposal to extend CSS font-optical-sizing (#4430)

From: Dave Crossland via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:22:57 +0000
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> I've talked to several design studios of various Microsoft sites and they've all given up on font-variation-settings. Things need to work from the higher-level settings (font-weight, font-stretch, etc).

@robmck-ms I'm curious, did you tell them to use FVS using CSS custom properties as values? 

@roeln blogged about this at https://pixelambacht.nl/2019/fixing-variable-font-inheritance/ and I believe this gives CSS authors the "higher level setting" capabilities they are ragequitting without... like the 'inheritance' that is the C in CSS ;) 

I am hopeful that CSS custom properties used in this way will prevent the need for many new high level properties for axes that will soon be commonly used but not registered by Microsoft in the OpenType Spec 

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