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Re: line-height limitations

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 17:12:21 -0700
Message-Id: <3D96537A-B5CC-41E5-B2F0-A7883617FCEB@gmail.com>
Cc: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org list" <www-style@w3.org>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>


On Mar 16, 2011, at 4:59 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 4:51 PM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 16, 2011, at 1:56 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 2011/3/16 Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>:
>>>> How about something that said not to take the glyph size and font leading
>>>> into account at all for line box height calculation, unless it us the only
>>>> thing on the line and needs to be an input into line-height (for em line
>>>> height, for example). Then it could also maybe solve the problem of
>>>> vertical-align:sup creating a big gap between two lines.
>>> 
>>> Nah, you want it to take the height of the large letter into account,
>>> just not the nonexistent descender.
>> 
>> You presume to know what I want?
>> 
>> First lines are not the only lines to get messed up in spite of consistent line-heights on the whole block.
> 
> I presume to know what *Hyatt* wants, and your solution was
> insufficient for that for the reason I mentioned.
> 
> (Also, that was a general "you", not a specific "you as in Brad".  Sorry.)


It was my email that you replied to and said "no" to. It was insufficient for the reason I mentioned. 
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