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Re: [css-text] I18N-ISSUE-333: 'letter-spacing' and Arabic

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:29:48 +0100
Message-ID: <535A9B8C.2010100@w3.org>
To: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@emi.ac.ma>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, "CSS WWW Style (www-style@w3.org)" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: www International <www-international@w3.org>
Najib, do you know of examples in print of letter-spacing with gaps as 
you show them?  Would you be able to send a scan to the list?

Cheers,
RI



On 24/01/2014 20:19, Najib Tounsi wrote:
> On 1/24/14 6:31 PM, Phillips, Addison wrote:
>> State:
>>      OPEN WG Comment
>> Product:
>>      CSS3-text
>> Raised by:
>>      Addison Phillips
>> Opened on:
>>      2014-01-23
>> Description:
>>      Section 8.2: The section on "tracking" ('letter-spacing') should probably reiterate that tracking does not break cursive/ligating scripts like Arabic.
>>
>
>
> Yes. May be add an exemple. Here in image:
>
>
>
> Source: given the style
>   p    { letter-spacing: 1em; }
>
> <p  style="font-family:'Arial'">
> المغرب
> </p>
>
> <p>
> اﳌغرب
> </p>
>
> In the first <p>, letters Lam ل and Meem م are two characters (U+0644
> and U+0645)
> In the second <p>, they are ligated in one (U+FCCC).
>
>
> Note: "font-family:Arial"  is here to avoid some browsers default
> rendering with ligature anyway.
>
>
>
> /Najib
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