In quirks mode and almost standards mode, a block container element whose content is composed of inline-level elements, the element's 'line-height' must be ignored for the purpose of calculating the minimal height of line boxes within the element.
On Fri, 23 Nov 2012 03:21:39 +0100, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> s/a block/for a block/ ?
> , I am wondering if it's easier to understand if the spec just sas the
> "struts" don't exist. But I am not an expert in inline formatting...
> Also, you might consider "a block container element establishing inline
> formatting context" in place of the current wording.
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visudet.html#strut
The wording is similar to the normative text in http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/visudet.html#propdef-line-height .