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RE: SVGT 1.2 Tests: <tspan> and line-increment property

From: Andrew Emmons <aemmons@opentext.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 23:54:17 -0500
Message-ID: <902FFB2C5BAC0147A2AB0691D18DAD310587508B@OTWATMX03.opentext.net>
To: "Kalle Raita" <kraita@nvidia.com>, <www-svg@w3.org>

Hello Kalle,

Thanks a lot for your feedback and sorry for the late reply.

> Test cases text-area-210-t and text-area-221-t use <tspan> with
> line-increment property inside a <textarea> element. I'm not sure
> whether the spec intends this to have any effect or not. Below are the
> sections that I see relevant.
> The spec says in section 10.5 The 'tspan' element, that <tspan> can be
> used to "adjust graphic and font properties". This would imply that
> setting the line increment should be fine as well.
> However, section 10.11.4 The 'line-increment' property, says that
> "Applies to: 'textArea'", where as some other properties in the text
> chapter apply to "text content elements". This sounds like setting
> increment in <tspan> should not have any effect.

We have clarified which elements that the 'line-increment' property
applies to - that being the textArea, tbreak and tspan elements.

All the best,

 - on behalf of the SVG WG.

Andrew Emmons 
Architect and Manager, SVG Technologies
Co-Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
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