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Bug 29595 - Clarification of behavior of CSSOM font serialized read value
Summary: Clarification of behavior of CSSOM font serialized read value
Alias: None
Product: CSS
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Fonts (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: John Daggett
QA Contact: public-css-bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2016-04-25 12:10 UTC by Dominik Röttsches
Modified: 2016-04-25 15:11 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Dominik Röttsches 2016-04-25 12:10:13 UTC
The font: shorthand allows setting only the CSS21 font-variant properties and small-caps. However, overriding alternative values may be specified in font-variant-caps:, such as all-small-caps, petite-caps, etc.

What should be the serialized read return value when the CSSOM property style.font is accessed and values other than "small-caps" and "normal" are specified in the sub-property?

Should the value be left out, or should normal be returned for the font-variant-css21 component of the font property?
Comment 1 Tab Atkins Jr. 2016-04-25 15:11:19 UTC
Per <>, if you can't represent the value of all the longhands that map to a shorthand, you serialize as the empty string.