Something else browsers get wrong: CSS font-weight

joeclark's picture

Esteemed colleague Richard Rutter finds that only Firefox 3 gets CSS font-weight right.

Now how the hell does any browser cope with Thesis? That thing’s got 300 versions.

blank's picture

I always wondered what the point of the numeric weight option was to begin with. Reduces typos? Getting around language barriers?

Bert Vanderveen's picture

Knowing the numeric weight facilitates the application of an alternative typeface if and when the original is not available. That would be my guess.

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Bert Vanderveen BNO

Florian Hardwig's picture

No need for guessing, there’s a spec.

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