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Re: line-height limitations

From: L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 13:47:33 -0700
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110316204733.GA635@pickering.dbaron.org>
On Wednesday 2011-03-16 14:16 -0500, David Hyatt wrote:
> I think "glyphs" would be a better term than "text", and hopefully the examples I showed illustrate the need for such a value.

OK, I put the value back in (it was listed in two of three places --
I'm not sure whether it was an incomplete removal or incomplete
addition) and changed the name.

That said, I don't have plans to move this draft forward anytime
soon...

-David

> 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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> > L. David Baron                                 http://dbaron.org/
> > Mozilla Corporation                       http://www.mozilla.com/
> > 
> 

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