Re: [css3-font] Extension of font-stretch property

Daggett wrote:

> Ambrose Li wrote:
>> I am not so sure that the original question was even talking
>> about artificially condensing and expanding fonts. But
>> supposing that it was, maybe we should at least be aware that
>> real condensed and expanded fonts generally do not even exist
>> in the CJK world, and the only way we can achieve any variation
>> in width at all is artificially.
> This is not entirely correct.  While families that include a
> mixture of widths generally don't exist, newspapers in Japan
> often use a slightly expanded (i.e. non-square em-box) face
> such as the one below:
>  Mainichi Mincho (Morisawa):

There also are condensed Japanese fonts on the market, such as this one:
(that is or has been used by Apple)

Philippe Wittenbergh

Received on Tuesday, 18 January 2011 06:30:33 UTC