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Re: Complex scripts and gaps in underlining for Text Decoration spec

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2013 16:24:23 -0800
Message-ID: <513146B7.8060000@inkedblade.net>
To: www-international@w3.org
On 03/01/2013 05:57 AM, Richard Ishida wrote:
> Hi Fantasai,
>
> Here are a couple of graphics for the note in the text decoration spec about the fact that complex scripts require
> consideration of gaps in underline where glyphs are subjoined or combined in some way with others nearby: characters that
> normally wouldn't have an descenders, when combined in this way should produce a gap in the underlining, and sometimes the
> visual order of the glyphs doesn't match the order of the underlying characters.

Added the Myanmar example:
   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-text-decor-3/#text-decoration-skip-property

I think this should make it sufficiently clear what's expected. :)

~fantasai

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