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[Bug 9775] "positioned to a multiple of the line dimensions of the first line of the cue" - enforcing the same line height for every line ihurts text rendering appearance for no apparent reason. This is especially true if text styling is supported (bold text is larg

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Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2010 20:07:54 +0000
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--- Comment #2 from Alexander Strange <astrange+w3@gmail.com>  2010-09-25 20:07:53 ---
I agree that's a useful feature, I just can't understand how the wording
"positioned to a multiple of the line dimensions of the first line of the cue"
leads to it. Where do you get a multiplier? Shouldn't positioning be based on
the previous line, not all on the first line?

Actually, the useful feature in that video is just what happens after the
first, lowest cue disappears - the cue just above it doesn't move down. This is
just an implementation detail of how multiple cues are handled; cues don't ever
get repositioned after they start.

For the later cues that continue to appear higher up, I suspect they're
actually cheating by using explicitly positioned lines.

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