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[csswg-drafts] [css-fonts] Inconsistency between `monospace` and `ui-monospaced` (#4469)

From: Amelia Bellamy-Royds via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 16:01:58 +0000
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AmeliaBR has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts:

== [css-fonts] Inconsistency between `monospace` and `ui-monospaced` ==
The new UI font keywords recently added to Fonts 4 includes [`ui-monospaced`](https://drafts.csswg.org/css-fonts-4/#ui-monospaced-def) (note the "d" at the end). In contrast, the existing generic keyword is `monospace` (no "d").

There is already lots of potential for authoring confusion over whether to include the "d" at the end of `monospace` or not, because both terms are used interchangeably in typography (monospace font or monospaced font). I don't think it is helpful to have two keywords in CSS with different grammatical inflections, it will make it that much harder to remember which version is correct.

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/4469 using your GitHub account
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