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Re: line-height limitations

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 14:16:08 -0500
Cc: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-id: <CB015223-765C-41ED-9717-B343ACD4D910@apple.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
I think "glyphs" would be a better term than "text", and hopefully the examples I showed illustrate the need for such a value.

dave
(hyatt@apple.com)

On Mar 16, 2011, at 2:12 PM, L. David Baron wrote:

> On Wednesday 2011-03-16 14:07 -0500, David Hyatt wrote:
>> Rule 5 talks about a "text" value, but it's not included in the defined set.
>> 
>> "For each box that has ‘text’ in ‘line-box-contain’, the top of
>> the line box must be at least as high as the top of each glyph in
>> the box (excluding those in child elements). The bottom of the
>> line box must be at least as low as the bottom of each glyph in
>> the box (excluding child elements)."
>> 
>> That sounds like your "glyphs" suggestion, no?
> 
> Er, I have a vague memory that it was in my original proposal for
> line-box-contain, but removed because others in the WG didn't want
> that value, but then I missed a bit of the removing when I edited it
> into the draft.  But I'm not sure of that... and searching the
> member-confidential archives is a pain.
> 
> -David
> 
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> 
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