Bug 21511 - Publish a CSS stylesheet declaring the DejaVu fonts using @font-face
Publish a CSS stylesheet declaring the DejaVu fonts using @font-face
Status: NEW
Product: DejaVu
Classification: Unclassified
Component: General
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: medium enhancement
Assigned To: Deja Vu bugs
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Reported: 2009-05-01 11:02 UTC by Greg K Nicholson
Modified: 2009-05-01 11:02 UTC (History)
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Description Greg K Nicholson 2009-05-01 11:02:10 UTC
PrinceXML publishes a series of CSS stylesheets [1] each declaring a set of fonts using @font-face. [2]

Web authors can then easily @import (some of) those stylesheets, allowing them to use those fonts in their site even if the visitor doesn't have the fonts installed.

(The visitor does need to be using a browser supporting the spec [2], such as Firefox 3.5+ or Safari 3.1+.)

Unfortunately, there's no stylesheet declaring the DejaVu fonts. You should publish one. If the DejaVu project controls the canonical example of such a stylesheet, you can ensure that it includes updates and new fonts.

[1] http://www.princexml.com/fonts/
[1] http://www.princexml.com/fonts/sil/index.html
[1] http://www.princexml.com/fonts/sil/index.css

[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-webfonts/#font-descriptions