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Re: A definition for "character cell" is not provide in the spec

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2007 11:06:35 +0100
Message-ID: <08354141.20070208110635@w3.org>
To: Jonathan Watt <jwatt@jwatt.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

On Thursday, February 8, 2007, 4:20:10 AM, Jonathan wrote:

JW> Chris Lilley wrote:
>> JW> Defining the term "glyph cell" inside the definition for "bounding box" is the
>> JW> wrong place to do it. In my opinion this sentence:
>> 
>> JW>    For example, for horizontal text, the calculations must assume
>> JW>    that each glyph extends vertically to the full ascent and descent
>> JW>    values for the font.
>> 
>> Which is therefore talking of the em square, not the glyph cell.

JW> Here I'm confused. You just said "glyph cell" is not the same as em square, but
JW> here the text seems to be defining glyph cell.

Yes, I'm agreeing with you that its using the wrong term for what it
is trying to say.


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 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Interaction Domain Leader
 Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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