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Re: [CSS3-text] text-underline-position and superscript

From: Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Dec 2010 08:32:50 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTiks2F6AY9qV8tKL9LiNY37ojAvvNbO50HfHMxAD@mail.gmail.com>
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Cc: "Belov, Charles" <Charles.Belov@sfmta.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
2010/12/26 Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>:
>> From what I understand, what Charles wants is to fix underlines for superscript and subscript. I agree that what current browsers do today seems odd, but I'm not sure if we need more values to text-underline-position.
>
> What Charles proposed are ways to specify how the constant underline
> position in #1 should be determined. Perhaps there can be ways to get
> rid of the proposed keywords, but his proposal is a good analysis
> (without considering the requirements for the Chinese typography) of
> what we will need to deal with when we need the browser to figure out
> a constant position for the underlining.

I've hit the Send button too soon. Actually what Charles proposed also
includes keywords to indicate what to do when we want super/subscripts
to move (i.e., when we explicitly don't want to keep a constant
underline position). That is, the keywords address both #1 and #2 for
the non-Chinese cases.

-- 
cheers,
-ambrose

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switching and is causing many typing mistakes and is very annoying
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