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Re: [css3-fonts] Minor Comments Part II

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 00:00:10 -0700 (PDT)
To: www-style@w3.org
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fantasai wrote:

> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-fonts/#font-size-prop
>    # This property indicates the desired height of glyphs from the font.
> 
> Shouldn't that be "desired size"? Because in vertical typesetting
> with proportional or non-square glyphs, it's not necessarily the
> height.

It's generally the height of glyphs and I don't think changing this to "size" adds
an clarity to the spec.

>    # The actual value of this property may differ from the computed
>    # value due a numerical value on ‘font-size-adjust’ and the
>    # unavailability of certain font sizes.
> 
> I suspect we want to specify here that the availability of font
> sizes doesn't affect layout or unit conversions. (Alternately,
> specify that they do.)

This is the same text that is used in 2.1.  The definition of value units
belongs in the Values spec, no?

Cheers,

John
Received on Friday, 17 May 2013 07:00:37 UTC

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