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Re: [css3-values] cap-height unit?

From: Stanimir Stamenkov <s7an10@netscape.net>
Date: Sun, 30 Nov 2008 23:10:14 +0200
Message-ID: <49330136.50304@netscape.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

Sat, 29 Nov 2008 08:21:13 -0800, /L. David Baron/:

> Would it be useful to add a unit representing the height of capitals 
> in the current font?  [...]
> 
> It seems like it could be useful when sizing images to fit within a 
> line of text, and it further seems like the implementation could 
> share a lot of code with the implementation of the 'ex' unit.

I've once suggested a unit representing the line height for the same 
purpose, instead:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2003Sep/thread.html#msg120
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2003Sep/0125.html

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Stanimir
Received on Sunday, 30 November 2008 21:10:56 GMT

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