[Fontconfig] A question about font styles

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Tue Mar 8 04:52:16 EST 2005

Around 9 o'clock on Mar 7, Ambrose Li wrote:

> My feeling is that trying to map everything to the CSS model is
> hopeless, unless we want to create fake font families on the fly.

Which is precisely what font foundaries often end up doing.  I bought a
family last week (Cloister Old Style) from myfonts.com only to find that
the four standard variants had four separate family names.  I had to go
edit them with fontforge.


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