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Re: font-size and accents, again

From: Todd Fahrner <fahrner@pobox.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 1999 14:17:48 -0800
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At 1:29 PM -0800 11/23/99, David Perrell wrote:

>I'm no expert, but I spec'd type for typesetting for over 17
>years.

"I'm no saint, but I have prayed 12 hours a day for the last 17 
years, and heal the blind and crippled just by looking at them."

>"It is the 'x' height, rather than body size, or the length of
>the ascenders and descenders, that conveys the true visual
>size of a type face..."

Aye - this is the point of font-size-adjust.

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Todd Fahrner
Received on Tuesday, 23 November 1999 17:18:05 GMT

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