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

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2014 16:10:09 +0100
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-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [css-text] I18N-ISSUE-331: No kashida style or relationship 
to   styles 'distribute' and 'inter-word'
Resent-Date: Fri, 09 May 2014 00:30:14 +0000
Resent-From: www-style@w3.org
Date: Thu, 08 May 2014 17:29:44 -0700
From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org

On 01/24/2014 10:30 AM, Phillips, Addison wrote:
> State:
>      OPEN WG Comment
> Product:
>      CSS3-text
> Raised by:
>      Addison Phillips
> Opened on:
>      2014-01-23
> Description:
>      Section 7.3: Surprisingly there is no keyword specifically associated
>      with kashida (other than "auto"). Shouldn't there be?

There is no special keyword for it, just as there is no special keyword
for standard Japanese justification.

>      Or is it a special case of "distribute"?

No. It is most definitely not a special case of "distribute".

>      Some WG members [1] thought that "inter-word" implies turning kashida off.

This is true. It turns it off, because it only allows expansion
at spaces.

~fantasai
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