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Re: Proposal: text-vertical-position property

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2008 23:30:53 -0800
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080124073053.GA15205@ridley.dbaron.org>

On Thursday 2008-01-24 02:07 -0500, Ambrose Li wrote:
> 
> On 24/01/2008, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> > That said, what are the use cases for this?  When is it useful?
> > (Can it be useful in cases where the author doesn't necessarily know
> > what fonts are going to be used?)
> 
> FWIW, isn't it true that the author NEVER knows (for sure) what
> fonts are going to be used? (That's why we should specify
> serif / sans-serif etc as fallback, right? And even that can fail
> for pathological cases.)

Right... but I was trying to be a little less accusatory in case the
answer is yes.

-David

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