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Re: dominant-baseline applies to block-level objects?

From: Steve Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 20:57:00 -0700
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To: "Glenn A. Adams" <glenn@xfsi.com>, <xsl-editors@w3.org>
Cc: <w3c-xsl-fo-sg@w3.org>

At 07:15 PM 6/25/2003 -0400, Glenn A. Adams wrote:

>In XSL Section 7.13.5, under description of "auto" value for
>"dominant-baseline" property the text says:
>"If this property occurs on a block-level formatting object..."
>However, the definition of the property indicates that
>dominant-baseline only applies to inline formatting objects.
>This appears to be inconsistent on the surface. Is there something
>I'm missing?

I agree with you. I think the problem is that only lines have baseline 
alignment, but that lines do occur within block-level objects and are 
affected by the baseline table for the block. Therefore, I believe that the 
property should apply to block and inline formatting objects.
         Steve Z.

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