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Re: [css-text] I18N-ISSUE-331: No kashida style or relationship to styles 'distribute' and 'inter-word'

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:51:58 +0000
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
CC: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, "John Cowan" <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>, "CSS WWW Style (www-style@w3.org)" <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <4B8961C5-4027-4882-B62A-50584A32D7FE@gluesoft.co.jp>
>>>> * “auto” automagically does the best justification for the content
>>>> language
>>> 
>>> Is there any room for disagreement about "the best"?  The great bulk
>>> of printed English text is justified, but many people prefer ragged right.
>> 
>> Yes. And it depends on the situation. On the Web, ragged right is so popular as
>> to be close to "the best", even if that's just a result of
>> (former?) browser technology limitations.
>> 
> 
> Sure, but presumably "auto" would not be a synonym for "none"... 

That’s not a problem here because this discussion is about text-justify:auto, which has no effect unless the author sets text-align:justify. Authors can choose ragged right by text-align:start.

To make this visual tree:
text-align:start —> ragged right
text-align:justify
	text-justify:auto —> automagically does the best justification for the content language
	text-justify:<other values> —> specific justification behavior

/koji
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