Re: [xep-support] Font configuration feature request

From: David Tolpin (
Date: Tue Mar 04 2003 - 04:17:40 PST

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    > A font-family property can have a list of names as its value, which is great
    > to combine several fonts for covering a part of the Unicode address space.
    > It would be interesting to extend this approach to the alias element in the
    > fonts.xml file. More specifically, its font attribute should also allow a
    > list of names. This way it is possible for documents and style sheets to use
    > logical font names such as "monospace", "serif", etc., making them more
    > portable. Covering a sufficient part of the Unicode repertiore is then a matter
    > of XEP configuration. It doesn't have to be hard-coded in documents or style
    > sheets. The actual set of fonts could also evolve without impact on the logical
    > level.


    thank you for the proposal. We will consider implementing this feature.

    David Tolpin
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