Re: [css-values][css-writing-modes] ch and ic units

On 03/09/2016 04:28 PM, fantasai wrote:
> On 03/09/2016 01:23 PM, Dave Cramer wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:39 AM, Koji Ishii < <>> wrote:
>>     If I were to think sizing by the number of ideographic characters, the use of "em" is natural to me.
>> Are there many CJK fonts where the advance measure of U+6C34 is not 1em?
>> I'm looking at the metrics of this character in Adobe Myungjo, Adobe
>> Kaiti, Weibi TC, Kozuka Gothic Pro... and it's all 1em.
> Non-square CJK fonts are quite rare in general usage... they're more likely
> to be found in newspaper typesetting, where the advance width is compressed
> in order to fit more characters in less space. But they do exist.

Sorry, advance measure. (It is the height that is compressed in vertical writing.)


Received on Wednesday, 9 March 2016 21:38:26 UTC