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Re: [css3-values] Unit for ideographic advance (ISSUE-195)

From: Anton Prowse <prowse@moonhenge.net>
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 18:12:14 +0100
Message-ID: <4EB8116E.7090306@moonhenge.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 03/11/2011 18:11, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 12:29 PM, Koji Ishii<kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>  wrote:
>> This is a follow up to CSS-ISSUE-195[1].
>> What we'd like to propose is to make inline-direction length of the Ideographic Em-Box as a unit, so that authors can specify the number of Ideographic Em-Box for lengths such as box width, margins, column width, and column gaps, and so that the value works as authors expect for any fonts.
> We almost certainly need a nice diagram in the V&U spec to explain the
> use of units like this, and figure-height or capital-height.

A nice diagram of *all* font/glyph terminology as used in CSS wouldn't 
go amiss, either!

Anton Prowse
Received on Monday, 7 November 2011 17:13:28 UTC

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