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From: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Dec 2003 14:56:50 -0600
Message-Id: <4.3.2.7.2.20031201145356.020f17d8@172.27.10.30>
To: (wrong string) <werner.donne@re.be>
Cc: xsl-editors@w3.org


Werner,

Thank you for your comment on XSL FO at
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xsl-editors/2003JulSep/0008.html

You asked why there isn't the relative measurement unit "ex".

Our disposition of your comment is as follows:

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The XSL-WG intentionally disallowed the measurment unit ex, 
since it is not well-defined nor uniformly-defined for most 
vendor's fonts and since an ex unit does not exist on 
fonts/languages that do not have lower-case characters.

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Thank you for your continued interest in XSL FO.


Paul Grosso for the XSL FO Subgroup of the XSL WG 
Received on Monday, 1 December 2003 15:58:03 GMT

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