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Re: [css3-exclusions] inline layout and wrap-flow:both

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 15:45:21 -0700
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>, Rossen Atanassov <Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com>
CC: "robert@ocallahan.org" <robert@ocallahan.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CBED4188.10120%stearns@adobe.com>
On 5/31/12 3:37 PM, "Brad Kemper" <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:

>On May 30, 2012, at 9:36 AM, Rossen Atanassov
><Rossen.Atanassov@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> Right, the approach is to treat each empty segment and the inline
>>content that falls into separately for the purposes of inline layout.
>So, if a line box with a small 'line-height' value is broken into two
>segments, one with small text and one with large text and images, say,
>then the line box heights will be different, and the subsequent lines
>will no longer align?
>Not sure if you meant that, but it seems like it would be better for the
>line height sizing rules to apply to the whole line, not just the segment.

You are correct - the baselines of all of the line segments should line
up. And this baseline calculation can change what text can fit into a
segment with a smaller line height, depending on the contours of the
shape. We need to add these details to the draft.


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