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

From: Jonathan Watt <jwatt@jwatt.org>
Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2007 11:44:45 +0100
Message-ID: <45CAFF1D.5070800@jwatt.org>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org

Chris Lilley wrote:
> 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.

Ah, gotcha. I was originally asking for it to be removed because I thought it 
should have it's own definition - not because I thought it was actually wrong. 
Hence my confusion. :-)

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