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Re: [RC5, pre-RC6] font-family-024 : its reftest and text assertion

From: Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 08:54:53 -0800
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To: "John Daggett" <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: "Public CSS test suite mailing list" <public-css-testsuite@w3.org>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Le Jeu 24 février 2011 21:22, John Daggett a écrit :
>> Everything I was emailed in october 2010 now contradicts this
>> font-family-name-024 test
> Um, not quite clear what you're arguing here.
> My point is that 'font-family: caption;' should not match the
> user agent defined caption font.

We agree. 'font-family: caption;' should not match the user agent
defined caption font.

> These user agent defined system
> fonts are only allowed in the 'font' shorthand, *not* in
> font-family properties.  David's point was that "caption" can
> still match an available font named caption.  We just need to
> update the conditions of the test.

<meta name="assert" content="System font names are only allowed with
the font shorthand, not in font-family rules">

What the text assertion says (or may be interpreted to be saying, it's
not that far fetched) is that 'font: caption' is allowed but
'font-family: caption' is not allowed. It's the exact same string, you

regards, Gérard
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