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Re: List cases for a cap height unit

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 10:03:08 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDM_SAJGxTshFU78SH_UWEAgJGLSOgzwPGyz6kFK+0EHA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 9:49 AM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
> Even in Roman text, cap height is not any of these things:
>
>  size of the text
>  as tall as possible
>  height of the text
>  height of the line

Is it approximately that, or is it far off?  Would any of the
use-cases *not work* with a cap-height unit?

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 26 October 2011 17:03:55 GMT

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