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[font-load-events] 'match' method of FontFace

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2013 16:30:10 -0700 (PDT)
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <809651222.7383445.1378769410375.JavaMail.zimbra@mozilla.com>

I omitted one issue from my mail yesterday, the 'match' method of
FontFace doesn't make any sense.  A FontFace object represents a
single face of a font family.  Font matching is the operation of
picking the closest match for a given set of font properties (*not*
descriptors!) *and* a given character.  So any form of 'match'
operation applies to a set of faces and never to a single face.  The
only place a 'match' method makes sense is on the FontFaceSet object.


John Daggett
Received on Monday, 9 September 2013 23:30:37 UTC

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