Re: FW: Font-family specification

Benjamin C. W. Sittler (
Wed, 31 Jan 1996 15:40:48 -0700 (MST)

On Wed, 31 Jan 1996, Hakon Lie wrote:

> font: 12pt/14pt best in bold
> Here, it would be ambigous if 'bold' is a part of the font family name
> or a value to the 'font-weight' parameter. Unless better solutions are
> suggested, I'll add quoting of font family names to the next version
> of the specification.

Please do not mandate quoting for single-word font names containing no
special characters. This would prevent the mechanism from becoming overly
cumbersome for simple names (Times, Script, etc.)

Benjamin C. W. Sittler