[Cairo] Re: [xsvg] cairo_text_extents ?

Carl Worth cworth at east.isi.edu
Tue Dec 16 14:08:17 PST 2003

On Dec 16, Keith Packard wrote:
 > Hence the use of 'ascent' and 'descent' which are not ambiguous, although 
 > they do have an interesting sign definition.

The biggest problem I have with those is that I can't find them in any
well-established text API (besides X), as a glyph-specific metric, (as
opposed to a font-specific metric).


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