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Re: Inline borders

From: Michael Day <mikeday@yeslogic.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2003 23:04:50 +1000 (EST)
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0304182256330.15311-100000@lorien.yeslogic.com>

> Yes, that is the way it was designed. The idea is to avoid irregular
> line spacing. A common way to indicate links used to be to draw a (3D)
> border around the anchor. Paragraphs would look very ugly if the
> presence or absence of a border influenced the line height.

Oh, I thought "outline" should be used rather than border if this kind of
overlapping behaviour is required. Thanks for the description of
"line-stacking-strategy", that seems like a very useful property.


Michael Day

YesLogic Pty. Ltd.
Received on Friday, 18 April 2003 07:48:29 UTC

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