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RE: alignment-baseline values before-/after-edge

From: Grosso, Paul <pgrosso@ptc.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 15:07:42 -0500
Message-ID: <CF83BAA719FD2C439D25CBB1C9D1D30202040457@HQ-MAIL4.ptcnet.ptc.com>
To: "Manuel Mall" <mm@arcus.com.au>, <xsl-editors@w3.org>

Thank you for your input here.

Since this issue exists in XSL 1.0, and the SG is
busy trying to get out a Candidate Recommendation
for XSL 1.1, we plan to handle this as a potential
erratum to XSL 1.0 (which, if requiring a change
to the spec, will be rolled into the XSL 1.1 spec
before it becomes a Recommendation).

What that means in practice is that we won't let
this issue hold up our plan to take XSL 1.1 to
CR in the near future, but we will consider this
issue as soon as possible thereafter.

Paul Grosso
for the XSL FO SG 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: xsl-editors-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:xsl-editors-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Manuel Mall
> Sent: Friday, 2005 October 21 1:25
> To: xsl-editors@w3.org
> Subject: alignment-baseline values before-/after-edge
> Dear Editors,
> In 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/xsl-editors/2005OctDec/000
> 7.html Paul
> hints that the "before-edge" and "after-edge" values should 
> be removed from
> the alignment-adjust property but should remain as valid 
> values for the
> alignment-baseline property.
> Given that the "before-edge" and "after-edge" baselines are 
> only defined in
> the context of a line area I like some clarification how 
> these property
> values behave in the case of nested inlines especially if the 
> baseline table
> has been recalculated. For example:
> <fo:block>Text<fo:inline baseline-shift="super"
> font-size="smaller">Super<fo:inline
> alignment-baseline="after-edge">After</fo:inline></fo:inline><
> /fo:block>
> I am uncertain what the position of the "before-edge" and "after-edge"
> baselines within the first inline area are as the baseline table is
> recalculated. Or is the above fo snippet invalid? If that is 
> the case I
> couldn't find that mentioned in the specifications. Or was
> alignment-baseline="after-/before-edge" intended to mean "The
> alignment-point of the object being aligned is aligned with the
> "after-/before-edge" baseline of the ancestor line area." 
> instead of the
> current "The alignment-point of the object being aligned is 
> aligned with the
> "after-/before-edge" baseline of the parent area."?
> Thank you very much
> Manuel Mall
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