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Re: css3-text- Indic Inputs

From: Ed <ed.trager@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 06:55:30 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTik8GKqujpnb7W6b1yOuYTYG=EZbTcdZNyLfGVui@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Cibu Johny <cibu@google.com>, Somnath Chandra <schandra@mit.gov.in>, style <www-style@w3.org>, wwwintl <www-international@w3.org>, intlcore <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, indic <public-i18n-indic@w3.org>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, Andrew Cunningham <lang.support@gmail.com>
I agree with Andrew: there needs to be wording making it clear that
the first-letter pseudo-element applies to the first grapheme cluster.
 This will be true not only for the Indic scripts, but also for
Indic-derived scripts of Southeast Asia like Thai, Laos, Myanmar,
Khmer, and Tai Tham, inter alia.

It will still be a very long time before browsers actually provide
adequate support: but in any case it will be very nice if the specs
have adequate wording so implementors will have a better clue about
what might actually be required to support complex scripts.

On Sat, Oct 9, 2010 at 3:47 AM, Andrew Cunningham <andrewc@vicnet.net.au> wrote:
> On Sat, October 9, 2010 13:11, fantasai wrote:
> > On 10/08/2010 10:26 AM, Cibu Johny (സിബൠ) wrote:
> >
> > No part of the document gives me enough information to implement
> > any of
> >    - first-letter
> this may be a browser bug issue as well.
> CSS3 Selectors module has a note that ::first-letter pseudo-element should
> at least apply to the default grapheme cluster.
> Maybe rather than as a note , this might be included using stronger wording?
> --
> Andrew Cunningham
> Research and Development Coordinator
> Vicnet
> State Library of Victoria
> Australia
> andrewc@vicnet.net.au
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