ISSUE-272: Line leading

Line leading

State:
CLOSED
Product:
klreq
Raised by:
Richard Ishida
Opened on:
2013-05-23
Description:
Reported by: Nat McCully


When I wrote the mojikumi engine in InDesign, and we did some research into what Korean required, we found several things:

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3) Line leading in practice follows Roman convention of measuring upwards from a baseline. However, given the em-body nature of Hangul, intuitively I think the spec could be right (and leading is measured downwards from the em-bottom). I would like to see some mention of current practice in word-processors and other software and how they differ from a preferred standard (or are the same and the leading model mentioned in the spec is actually wrong).
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  1. I18N-ISSUE-272: Line leading [klreq] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2013-05-23)

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Moved to https://github.com/w3c/klreq/issues

Richard Ishida, 16 Sep 2015, 08:15:54

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