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Re: [CSS21] Section 10.8 on line-height and vertical-align should have schemas and examples

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 15:34:08 -0700
Message-ID: <4BA7F060.90807@inkedblade.net>
To: Gérard Talbot <info@gtalbot.org>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 05/08/2009 05:59 PM, Gérard Talbot wrote:
> [I am resending this email as it appears it was not received or not sent
> in the www-style email list]
>
> Hello all,
>
> I believe that sections 10.8 and 10.8.1 of current CSS 2.1 specification
> should be expanded to include examples and schemas.
>
> I deeply believe that section 10.8 of CSS 2.1 should have
>
> - judicious schemas of all involved and related concepts (em-box,
> line-height, baseline, font-size, line box, inline box, leading, content
> area, etc)
>
> - at least 2 complete examples of how vertical formating should be rendered
>
> The ordinary web author should be able to consult such schemas in order to
> better (easier, reliably) understand sections 10.6 and 10.8.
>
> Without schemas, an ordinary web author will still struggle [even] if he
> stumbles on Eric Meyer's Inline Formatting Model
> http://meyerweb.com/eric/css/inline-format.html

Filed as CSS2.1 Issue 154:
   http://wiki.csswg.org/spec/css2.1#issue-154

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 22 March 2010 22:34:43 GMT

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