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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:41:56 -0700
Message-ID: <53ABB2A4.9060700@inkedblade.net>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>, W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
On 05/27/2014 08:56 AM, Richard Ishida wrote:
> I guess we can say that inter-word turns off elongation, since that is the purpose of that value.  I'm not sure we can say
> much yet, until we understand things better, of the relationship between distribute and elongation, since elongation seems to
> involve far too many, poorly understood, complications.
> The current text says "Justification adjusts spacing between each pair of adjacent visually-perceived characters", which may
> be sufficient to deal with elongations, since joined cursive letters don't have any spaces between them. I suppose it
> introduces a question about stretching of gaps inside a word where letters don't join to the left, though.

The current text also says:
which I think should cover the issue as well as we can at the moment.

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