Re: New CSS1 draft available
> [...] (1) `leading' is ambiguous (some define it as line
> height, others define it as the extra space between lines), and (2) we
> don't want to keep the space between lines constant, but rather the
> distance between baselines.
Utter baloney -- if the line height is constant, so is the distance between
baselines. However, you are right that line-height is usually easier to
deal with. Little strips of lead are out of vogue :-)
> In addition, (3) line-height is what is used in the short-hand
> font: 12pt/14pt Helvetica
Note that line height interacts with drop caps.