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Re: [css2.1] [css3-fonts] <family-name> ambiguous - partially quoted names allowed?

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 16:20:47 -0400
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: W3C Emailing list for WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100324202047.GA22165@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2010-03-24 14:08 -0400, Bert Bos wrote:
> I'd like to replace "identifiers" by "identifiers and/or numbers" (three
> times) and remove "digits" (once), if possible. Otherwise this new text
> seems correct.

We need to be careful what definition of "numbers" we want here.
Does it include decimal points?  Sign characters (+ and -)?

If it did, unquoted font-family names would be allowed to include
"." and "+" if they're next to numbers but not if they're next to
letters, which seems a little odd.


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