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Re: possible bug in t100801-c42-ibx-ht-00-d-a.xht

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 00:24:31 -0700
To: public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060925072431.GA27666@ridley.dbaron.org>
On Monday 2006-09-25 00:09 -0700, Peter Sorotokin wrote:
> Correct me if I am wrong, but CSS 2.1 does not define the height of the
> line box and thus does not define the position of the horizontal border
> of inline elements. Yet, this test

It does define the height of the line box (10.8 and 9.4.2).

It's true that the visual height of inline elements is defined in a
slightly vague way -- 10.6.1 allows something unspecified based on the
font -- but I think the Ahem font has metrics such that every reasonable
thing based on the font should lead to the same result.  Perhaps the
spec should limit the options to a set of choices.


L. David Baron                                <URL: http://dbaron.org/ >
           Technical Lead, Layout & CSS, Mozilla Corporation

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