Re: HTML Streaming

Walter Ian Kaye (walter@natural-innovations.com)
Sat, 30 Aug 1997 11:39:38 -0700


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Date: Sat, 30 Aug 1997 11:39:38 -0700
To: www-html@w3.org
From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Subject: Re: HTML Streaming

At 1:56p -0400 08/30/97, Albertfine@aol.com wrote:
 > Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com> wrote:
 >
 > >And what if the style changes within the paragraph, like to a larger font?
 > >That would throw everything off, and bring you right back to square one.
 >
 > The HTML editor would change the description of the paragraph in the events
 > tag.

but...

 > >sizes (fonts, bullets, images, etc.), and it can't be calculated in advance
 > >unless everything is embedded (such as with PDF).
 >
 > It can be calculated in advance. Their are a variety of attributes that
 > already do this.

Not without knowing the font METRICS, and to know that, you'd have to embed
the fonts.

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