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

From: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:05:20 +0000
Message-ID: <535ADC20.20400@emi.ac.ma>
To: "CSS WWW Style (www-style@w3.org)" <www-style@w3.org>, "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>
CC: "www International" <www-international@w3.org>
Hi Richard,

No, unfortunately. I don't know an example in print of letter-spacing 
with gaps.
But I'll look.

Cheers,
Najib



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On Fri, 4/25/14, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org 
<https://us-mg4.mail.yahoo.com/compose?to=ishida@w3.org>> wrote:

Subject: Re: [css-text] I18N-ISSUE-333: 'letter-spacing' and Arabic
To: "Najib Tounsi" <ntounsi@emi.ac.ma 
<https://us-mg4.mail.yahoo.com/compose?to=ntounsi@emi.ac.ma>>, 
"Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com 
<https://us-mg4.mail.yahoo.com/compose?to=addison@lab126.com>>, "CSS WWW 
Style (www-style@w3.org 
<https://us-mg4.mail.yahoo.com/compose?to=www-style@w3.org>)" 
<www-style@w3.org 
<https://us-mg4.mail.yahoo.com/compose?to=www-style@w3.org>>
Cc: "www International" <www-international@w3.org 
<https://us-mg4.mail.yahoo.com/compose?to=www-international@w3.org>>
Date: Friday, April 25, 2014, 1:29 PM

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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