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Re: [css-inline] Summary of drop-caps/initial-letters discussion

From: Charles Lamont <charles@gateho.gotadsl.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 15:32:07 +0100
Message-ID: <537B6767.40000@gateho.gotadsl.co.uk>
To: www-style@w3.org
> That example looks like a 3-line initial letter H (with, um, suboptimal
> alignment), followed by a capital E.

I can well see someone wishing to give the flavour of journeyman 
letterpress printing, in which case 'suboptimal alignment' may actually 
be desired. I imagine few printers had founts that exactly spanned the 
height of two-lines-of-text-plus-one-thickness-of-leading.

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Charles Lamont
Received on Tuesday, 20 May 2014 14:32:38 UTC

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