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Re: [1.2T-LC] i18n comment 8: Text rendering order (ISSUE-2110)

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 23:01:35 -0400
Message-ID: <48F0170F.7020105@w3.org>
To: ishida@w3.org
CC: www-svg@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org

Hi, I18N-

ishida@w3.org wrote (on 10/10/08 3:44 PM):
> Comment from the i18n review of: 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-SVGMobile12-20080915/
> 
> Comment 8 At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0810-svg-tiny/ 
> Editorial/substantive: E/S Tracked by: RI
> 
> Location in reviewed document: 10.7
> [http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/text.html#TextRenderingOrder]
> 
> Comment: "The glyphs associated with the characters within text
> content block elements are rendered in the logical order of the
> characters in the original document, independent of any re-ordering
> necessary to implement bidirectionality. Thus, for text that goes
> right-to-left visually, the glyphs associated with the rightmost
> character are rendered before the glyphs associated with the other
> characters"
> 
> Does this allow for reordering of glyphs in Indic and South East
> Asian languages, where the glyphs are not in the same order as the
> characters in the text stream?

I suspect Chris will know, but if not, we may need to research this
further, and could probably use your aid.  In either case, the SVG WG
will discuss this and get back to you promptly.

Regards-
-Doug
Received on Saturday, 11 October 2008 03:02:13 GMT

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