On Nov 27, 2006, at 4:23 AM, Will Robertson wrote:
> This is a good taxonomy, but I'm not convinced (any more) that a
> fixed scheme is necessary these days. Take fontspec, for example --
> it's certainly not perfect, but what features does it lack by not
> having a rigid structure for font definitions?
The big gain, I think, would be the ability to set up doing
contextual shifts in weight or width once (as part of the selection
scheme) and then have it ``just work''.
Similarly, wouldn't having something more formal up-front make for
better document portability, or at least make it easier to re-work a
document from using one font to another?
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