W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-international@w3.org > October to December 2010

Re: css3-text- Indic Inputs

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2010 09:01:28 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTinbi=WCsSV_EU26PfzQ2sOYxLyxmyVj0pkvJTWV@mail.gmail.com>
To: Andrew Cunningham <lang.support@gmail.com>
Cc: Jungshik SHIN (신정식) <jshin1987@gmail.com>, Ed <ed.trager@gmail.com>, 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>
On Sun, Oct 10, 2010 at 10:51 PM, Andrew Cunningham
<lang.support@gmail.com> wrote:
> Not sure how that would translate to a CSS rule. For instance the word
> for Dinka in the Dinka language starts with the letter "Th", not the
> letter "T" which is a different letter.
>
> Wether such distinctions can or should be included .... not sure ...

Knowledge about digraphs should be communicated implicitly by the
@lang attribute, and appropriately handled by the browser in its
"grapheme cluster" grouping.

~TJ
Received on Monday, 11 October 2010 16:02:25 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 11 October 2010 16:02:26 GMT