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RE: line spacing in MSIE...NOT!

From: Thomas Reardon <thomasre@MICROSOFT.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Aug 1996 16:29:28 -0700
Message-ID: <c=US%a=_%p=msft%l=RED-76-MSG-960801232928Z-56574@tide21.microsoft.com>
To: "'www-style@w3.org'" <www-style@w3.org>, "'David Perrell'" <davidp@earthlink.net>
I am not sure I understand whats wrong here, can you explain more fully.
 Are you saying line-height is broken entirely, or just with


>From: 	David Perrell[SMTP:davidp@earthlink.net]
>Sent: 	Thursday, August 01, 1996 4:13 PM
>To: 	www-style@w3.org
>Subject: 	line spacing in MSIE...NOT!
>With line height set to 100%, MSIE displays 40px Comic Sans as
>40/56px. It displays 40px Verdana at 40/49px. Similar discrepancies
>appear when point values are used.
>Pages with drop-shadowed text via negative margins that look good
>with the current MSIE are going to look pretty bad when MS implements
>line spacing properly.
>David Perrell
Received on Thursday, 1 August 1996 19:29:39 UTC

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