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Re: [css3-linebox] Line Grid Proposal

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 17:50:18 -0700
Message-ID: <4E1F8ECA.9000508@inkedblade.net>
To: Nat McCully <nmccully@gmail.com>
CC: www-style@w3.org
On 07/14/2011 03:24 PM, Nat McCully wrote:
> Hi --
> On 2011/07/14, at 14:52, fantasai wrote:
>>   If the element is paginated, the line grid is restarted on each page;
>> since line boxes cannot be paginated, no page begins with the bottom part of
>> a line's grid.
> You defined the grid in terms of a set of baselines, so which baseline corresponds
> to the "bottom part of the grid"? In a CJK grid, it would be the embox bottom
> baseline, and there are other line baselines below that, that would be cut off at
> page bottom.

It doesn't really matter, does it? It's explaining what *not* to do.

You restart the line grid at the top of the next page as if there was a whole line
box placed there. You don't restart the line grid at the top of the next page with
the bottom piece of the theoretical line box that didn't fit at the bottom of the
last page.

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