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[whatwg] size attribute

From: Kristof Zelechovski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 22:25:52 +0200
Message-ID: <B0B13B5847854005B02D8EA0C8D26083@POCZTOWIEC>
Using the word "glyph" instead of "character", where appropriate, obviously
does not improve the readability of the specification.  However, not using
the word "glyph" makes that part simply incorrect for a large number of
people whose culture has the disadvantage of being ignored by the leading
technological powers.  I can understand that, and I can understand that this
distinction is "pedantry" to you because you never see it in practice.  All
I have to say is that it is very sad.

Received on Tuesday, 28 April 2009 13:25:52 UTC

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