[whatwg] size attribute
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Apr 28 14:36:49 PDT 2009
On Tue, 28 Apr 2009, Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> Using the word "glyph" instead of "character", where appropriate,
> obviously does not improve the readability of the specification.
> However, not using the word "glyph" makes that part simply incorrect for
> a large number of people whose culture has the disadvantage of being
> ignored by the leading technological powers. I can understand that, and
> I can understand that this distinction is "pedantry" to you because you
> never see it in practice. All I have to say is that it is very sad.
The point is that implementors aren't confused by this particular case,
and they would probably be _more_ confused if we used "glyph".
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