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Re: Final decision on Issue-131

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Wed, 25 May 2011 17:30:33 -0400
Message-ID: <4DDD74F9.3020400@intertwingly.net>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
CC: Richard Schwerdtfeger <schwer@us.ibm.com>, Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "public-html-request@w3.org" <public-html-request@w3.org>, "plh@w3.org" <plh@w3.org>, "jbrewer@w3.org" <jbrewer@w3.org>
On 05/25/2011 05:15 PM, Charles Pritchard wrote:
> The TextMetrics baseline patch was not included--- authors may have difficulty placing the cursor at an appropriate y-offset relative to the textBaseline calculation.

 From the decision[1]:

* The change to add baseline to the TextMetric interface is not
   adopted.

* Proposals to add baseline measurement support can be considered if
   sufficient detail is provided.

My recommendation would be to open a bug report and in that bug report 
provide the necessary information.  In particular, the information 
sought would be (again from the decision):

"However, in examining the bug originally proposing this change, we
noted the editor's question "which baseline?". As alluded to by the
editor, in typography there are many possible definitions of
baseline. The Change Proposal does not specify which to use, and does
not mention how the measureText() method is supposed to fill it in, in
the way it does for the "width" attribute of the TextMetric interface."

- Sam Ruby

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2011Apr/0271.html

> On May 25, 2011, at 2:10 PM, Sam Ruby<rubys@intertwingly.net>  wrote:
>
>> On 05/17/2011 09:18 AM, Richard Schwerdtfeger wrote:
>>> Hi Paul,
>>>
>>> I reviewed the change and there was one minor editorial change
>>> pertaining to the table of contents. I have given that to Philippe. Once
>>> he has completed that close Issue-131 please.
>>
>> I have verified that "11 Caret and selection management" is now in the TOC for http://www.w3.org/TR/2dcontext/.  As such, I am proceeding to close issue 131 now.
>>
>> - Sam Ruby
>
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