[whatwg] Semantic use of the <font> element

Dave Singer singer at apple.com
Thu Apr 12 18:32:35 PDT 2007

At 18:12  -0700 12/04/07, Bill Mason wrote:
>Using an image would also avoid the issues that would come up if you 
>were demonstrating a font via markup that a user doesn't happen to 
>have installed.  The browser could wind up defaulting to a 
>completely different font than what you were attempting to 

I think we are all in violent agreement here.  If you are trying to 
say something visual ("it looks like this"), then nothing works quite 
like a picture.  Sounds like a truism, I know.
David Singer
Apple Computer/QuickTime

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