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Re: [CSS21] response to issue 75

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 16:57:39 +0000 (UTC)
To: staffan.mahlen@comhem.se
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0402161648460.2210@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 staffan.mahlen@comhem.se wrote:
> Interesting. The top of a box in the subtree in the last sentence of
> the paragraph would be the top content edge i assume?

No, it would be the top of the line-height, as for the other vertical
alignment values. The "top of the box" wording is used identically for
several of the vertical-align values.

> I have also been thinking about whether introducing a 'line-spacing'
> property might reduce the issues with 'line-height'.

I'm not really sure I understand which "issues" this (or your alternate
inline box model) would solve.

>     <a href="dummy" style="border: solid"><img src="dummy.png"/></a>
> where the a-box would in this model be high enough to potentially be
> the thing you click on when activating the link as you press the
> image. This seems like a good thing to me.

Why? The click already bubbles to the <a>.

> Another example that would seem to work better in a model like the
> above is of course
>     Text row one</br>
>     <span style="border-top: solid .5em">Text row two</span>
> but that is for obvious reasons never used.

I don't understand what this is trying to show.

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