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Re: Font Metrics concerns

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2015 23:26:19 +0100
Message-ID: <316630727.20150209232619@w3.org>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "public-houdini@w3.org" <public-houdini@w3.org>, Bram Stein <stein@adobe.com>
Hello John,

Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:35:25 PM, you wrote:

> I don't think defining an API for font metrics is the right place
> to start. First off, you're really probably talking about some form
> of *line* metrics rather than actual font metrics.

The desirability of an API for linebox metrics (which is not under
dispute, and was also agreed to at the Houdini meeting) does not in
itself argue for the undesirability of a Font metrics API in addition.

Best regards,
 Chris Lilley, Technical Director, W3C Interaction Domain
Received on Monday, 9 February 2015 22:26:24 UTC

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