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Re: [css3-fonts] proposal for 'font-size-adjust: auto'

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 00:40:14 -0700 (PDT)
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <1212046033.25811.1268984414281.JavaMail.root@cm-mail03.mozilla.org>
David Baron wrote:

> 'auto'
>    Behaves just like <number>, except the number to use is the
>    aspect value of the first font in the initial value of the
>    'font-family' property.  Instead of the first font, user agents
>    may use a different font in that list (the initial value of
>    'font-family') based on what character ranges the fonts in the
>    list provide and the language of the document or content.

By "initial value" you mean the user-agent defined default font?  If so,
that's often not a single font but a set of fonts depending on language
and/or character value.  How does the user agent choose that single value?

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