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Re: position of baseline relative to em square

From: Erik van der Poel <erik@netscape.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 1999 11:16:47 -0800
Message-ID: <3846C59F.9A87A1A7@netscape.com>
To: David Lemon <typenerd@slip.net>
CC: www-font@w3.org
David Lemon wrote:
> 
> But for optical and typographic purposes,
> nominal ascent and descent are useful for glyph placement, and should not
> be tied to bounding box height, depth or width.

When you say "nominal ascent and descent", do you mean the ascent and
descent that add up to the em square height?

Erik
Received on Thursday, 2 December 1999 14:19:32 UTC

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