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Re: [css-fonts] new generic font 'emoji'

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:29:58 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDA-5iVNht9xo04dk2utecZF7wXPoat=C8=poGn8rojMXQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 1:13 AM, Christoph Päper
<christoph.paeper@crissov.de> wrote:
> John Daggett 2014-08-21:
>>
>>  serif, sans-serif, monospace, cursive, fantasy
>>
>> I'd like to propose expanding this to include a generic font for
>> emoji characters:
>>
>>  emoji
>
> I see the use case, but can’t we just repurpose underused ‘fantasy’ for that?
>
> (Generic font families are really a mess that’s to late to clean up.)

'fantasy' is weird, but it's not really compatible with the "emoji"
intent, I don't think.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 21 August 2014 14:30:50 UTC

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