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Bug 67490 - style guide Typography page wrong and out-of-date
style guide Typography page wrong and out-of-date
Status: NEW
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Interface (Other open bugs)
All All
: Unprioritized normal (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Blocks: documentation
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Reported: 2014-07-03 20:25 UTC by spage
Modified: 2014-08-28 18:01 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description spage 2014-07-03 20:25:48 UTC

* Doesn't reflect the fonts in our core CSS from which the LSG is generated.
* Doesn't reflect what we're doing in Vector either:
** we don't use Georgia for quotes
** the font stacks Vector uses are different
* Is needlessly divisive and upsetting when it comes to proprietary vs. open source fonts,
* Is incorrect to list Helvetica and Arial as "open-source font"

The Typography section should be removed altogether from resources/src/mediawiki.ui/vector.less until we generate doc from the CSS+LESS of the Vector skin. If we keep it it needs heavy editing: it should start

Core MediaWiki has very simple typography, using only 'serif' and 'monospace, Courier'. The Vector skin applies different font stacks for top-level headings and body..." and then be technically accurate and in sync with

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