Re: SC #78 'Adapting text', and a question regarding consensus on icon fonts

On 20/04/2017 14:50, David MacDonald wrote:
> Here's the current thinking around icon font accessibility

While that is reasonable (incidentally, I contributed to this ages ago - 
see and, it avoids the 
fundamental problem of user-selected fonts.

More up-to-date thinking on the topic is probably "Death to Icon Fonts"

> Are these icons going to disappear if the font family is over ridden by
> a user style sheet?

Not just disappear, but be potentially replaced with arbitrary/random 
characters in the overriding font, if present at those particular 
unicode code points.

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Received on Thursday, 20 April 2017 14:00:37 UTC