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Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2014 13:47:28 +0100
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On 03/07/2014 12:33, David Carlisle wrote:
> On 03/07/2014 09:16, Joseph Wright wrote:
>>   3. Are these more complex possibilities needed for \coffins_...?
>>      (Currently there is only \coffin_resize:Nnn.)
> I suspect not, a classic box just has three associated lengths so that
> pretty much determines
> the "packaged" resize combinations.
> But for a coffin the equivalent of height/depth is really the y
> coordinates of any handle
> relative to the total height; and width similarly can be split by the x
> coordinate of any handle
> thus I think there are too many possibilities to wrap these in simple
> named commands and the caller
> will need to calculate the scale factors required.
> David

Good points and a handily defensible position :-)
Joseph Wright