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ISSUE-284: value of lineHeight [TTML2]

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Date: Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:11:34 +0000
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ISSUE-284: value of lineHeight [TTML2]


Raised by: Mike Dolan
On product: TTML2

TTML1SE added a non-normative recommendation for lineHeight:  8.2.12: "Note: It is recommended that presentation processors use a computed line height that is 125% of the size of the largest applicable font size when the value normal is specified. The choice of 125% allows use of a font size of 0.8c in order to obtain a line height of 1c."

However, the WG had previously agreed to 120% which was codified in an editor's draft after closing ISSUE-275. The issue includes the rationale. The Note was a last minute change for the reason stated in the last sentence in the note.

Implementations had been developed to roughly 120% which was re-enforced by the editor's draft text.

This recommendation should be revisited and normative provisions added to TTML2.

This is also related to ISSUE-283.
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