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Re: [CSS21] Question on height of inline-block (possible error in § 10.6.6)

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2012 08:12:42 +0100
Message-ID: <507A65EA.5080704@moonhenge.net>
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On 14/10/2012 02:38, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
> Le Sam 13 octobre 2012 4:46, Anton Prowse a écrit :
>> On 12/10/2012 22:52, "Gérard Talbot" wrote:
>>
>>> http://www.maxdesign.com.au/articles/css-line-height/

>> [That's possibly the most accurate author-targeted overview of the
>> inline formatting model I've ever come across.  Props to its author!]
>
> It is pretty accurate and well done considering the inherent difficulties
> of that tutorial but there are some inaccuracies. (Identification of some
> areas and rectangles are difficult to figure out sometimes; color of
> arrows would help but it seems to be red everywhere.)
>
> eg: in slide 71, we can notice vertical separation between the 2 line
> boxes while CSS2.1 is formally stating:
> "Line boxes are stacked with no vertical separation"
> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visuren.html#inline-formatting

Yup, that, and I recall there being another slide in which the line box 
stopped at the end of the inline-level content instead of stretching to 
the right-hand edge of the containing block.  Still, I don't think I've 
seen a summary of that depth with so few inaccuracies before.

Cheers,
Anton Prowse
http://dev.moonhenge.net
Received on Sunday, 14 October 2012 07:13:15 GMT

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