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Re: What is "space-and-a-half"?

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 13:40:03 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0808291340s2659f976l99c3b56e13973259@mail.gmail.com>
To: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
Cc: public-comments-wcag20@w3.org

> Name: Makoto Ueki
> Email: makoto.ueki@gmail.com
> Affiliation: JIS Working Group
> Document: W2
> Item Number: (none selected)
> Part of Item:
> Comment Type: editorial
> Summary of Issue: What is "space-and-a-half"?
> Comment (Including rationale for any proposed change):
> We need more details on "space-and-a-half". It is one of the jargon. We couldn't find an appropriate word in Japanese.
> Proposed Change:
> Need explanation.
Response from the Working Group
There is not a word for this in English either. We must use a phrase.
Space-and-a-half means that there is 50% more distance from the top of
one line and the top of the next line than is normal for that font.
(50% more than 'single-spaced' text)

Loretta Guarino Reid, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Gregg Vanderheiden, WCAG WG Co-Chair
Michael Cooper, WCAG WG Staff Contact

On behalf of the WCAG Working Group
Received on Friday, 29 August 2008 20:40:46 UTC

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