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Re: Text issues for Sydney F2F

From: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2016 13:38:26 +0100
Message-ID: <CAERejNYWi6co7zspDAFV4nUFFi6eokKgQeo14_nbLR=Abu_D-g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tavmjong Bah <tav.w3c@gmail.com>
Cc: David Dailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Thanks for getting back at me that fast!

On 29 January 2016 at 13:31, Tavmjong Bah <tav.w3c@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2016-01-29 at 12:14 +0100, Sebastian Zartner wrote:
>> On 29 January 2016 at 09:46, Tavmjong Bah <tav.w3c@gmail.com> wrote:
>> To 3.1:
>> I favor Chrome's behavior ignoring any line grid. This allows to use
>> the available space optimally. If predictability of where the first
>> line is placed is wished (e.g. to allow aligning text inside a shape
>> vertically with one outside of it), I suggest to introduce a CSS
>> property to control that.
>
> It might also be useful to not have the line shift down as characters
> are added (like in typing).

I see that less of a problem. Though of course that will also happen
when using half the line-height, just not that frequently.

>> To 3.4:
>> Yes, CSS Regions seems to be the right place, maybe in combination
>> with CSS Shapes. Though to work in SVG it looks like CSS Regions
>> needs
>> some work in regard of how named flows are created.
>
> That was my conclusion. I couldn't see how to mock up a test case.

Maybe I can come up with one if I have a bit spare time.

Sebastian
Received on Sunday, 31 January 2016 12:39:13 UTC

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