Can you please review the attached patch and let me know what you think.
If we decide to apply it to Trunk we are going to deliberately break the
XSL-FO 1.1 Recommendation. I believe it’s something we want to do
anyway, as I honestly think there’s a bug in the Recommendation on this
regard; At least as far as basic-link is concerned.

I’ll launch a vote in a few days for the integration of this feature to


On 11/02/11 15:57, wrote:
>            Summary: [PATCH] Size basic-link areas according to descendant
>                     areas
>            Product: Fop
>            Version: all
>           Platform: All
>         OS/Version: All
>             Status: NEW
>           Severity: normal
>           Priority: P2
>          Component: page-master/layout
>         AssignedTo:
>         ReportedBy:
> Created an attachment (id=26641)
>  --> (
> Patch implementing the change
> The descendants of an inline-area are not taken into account when computing 
> the
> height of the inline-area.
> The main real-life scenario is the following: when an image is surrounded by a
> basic-link element, only a small part of it becomes active ("clickable"), not
> the whole image.
> See full discussion there:
> Bug report at W3C:
> The attached patch breaks the XSL-FO 1.1 Recommendation and sizes basic-link
> areas according to their descendant areas. More precisely, the
> block-progression-dimension of the content-rectangles of basic-link areas is
> computed so as to encompass all the allocation-rectangles of the descendant
> areas.

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