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Re: [css-inline] Baseline Alignment Properties

From: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:53:43 +0900
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, SVG WG <w3c-svg-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D955D691-2EBC-42FF-A9B2-4EC5CFE3BC04@rivoal.net>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>

> On 21 Feb 2015, at 06:59, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> I put in a rough draft of the dominant-baseline, alignment-baseline,
> and baseline-shift properties from SVG into CSS Inline:
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-inline/#line-height
> Comments welcome.

The spec says:
> central
> Use the central baseline (halfway between the ascent and descent).

Is "halfway between the ascent and descent" a usable (or correct) definition in vertical writing modes when text-orientation is mixed or upright?

> Authors should use this property (vertical-align) instead of its longhands.
> Authors should use the vertical-align shorthand instead of this property.

A note saying why would be most welcome.

- Florian
Received on Sunday, 22 February 2015 07:54:08 UTC

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