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Timestamp:
08/30/2019 06:57:51 PM (7 weeks ago)
Author:
SergeyBiryukov
Message:

Twenty Nineteen: Remove Baskerville Old Face from the font stack due to several shortcomings:

  • Being difficult to read due to its mix of thin and thick strokes.
  • Having poor language/extended character support.
  • Not having other weights/styles (bold, italic, etc) and relying on browser approximations of those variants.

The next fonts down the stack (Garamond and Times) are more properly aligned to the appearance of the top-level serif font in the stack (Hoefler Text), and work better in its place.

Props kjellr, Rarst, justintadlock.
Fixes #45881.

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  • trunk/src/wp-content/themes/twentynineteen/sass/variables-site/_fonts.scss

    r44657 r45919  
    1515// Font and typographic variables
    1616
    17 $font__body: "NonBreakingSpaceOverride", "Hoefler Text", "Baskerville Old Face", Garamond, "Times New Roman", serif;
     17$font__body: "NonBreakingSpaceOverride", "Hoefler Text", Garamond, "Times New Roman", serif;
    1818$font__heading: -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, "Segoe UI", "Roboto", "Oxygen", "Ubuntu", "Cantarell", "Fira Sans", "Droid Sans", "Helvetica Neue", sans-serif;
    1919$font__fallbacks: (
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