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Re: [css3-fonts] Quoted font family names

From: Philip TAYLOR <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Sun, 09 Aug 2009 12:28:45 +0100
Message-ID: <4A7EB2ED.4000908@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
CC: CSS 3 W3C Group <www-style@w3.org>
I agree with Christopher's first point, but query the second :

Christoph Päper wrote:
> Simon Pieters (2009-06-19):
>>>> "Font family names containing more than one word should be quoted." -
> I consider it good style to quote any textual string that is not a 
> predefined keyword, so I support the spec's text or would even make it 
> stricter.
>> But for a font name such as Times New Roman, there's no reason to 
>> quote it.
> It should be "Times New" anyway.

Why "should it be 'Time New' ?  On my system (which I am
sure is not atypical), I have a Monotype font whose internal
typeface name is "Times New Roman".

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