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Outstanding CSS Text issues

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:08:39 +0100
Message-ID: <5436C117.2040507@w3.org>
To: www International <www-international@w3.org>

I looked through the remaining open issues at 
http://www.w3.org/International/track/products/2 and here are my 
conclusions:


ISSUE-316 Line breaking defaults
I'd still like a spec change.
See http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2014Oct/0165.html


ISSUE-331: No kashida style or relationship to styles 'distribute' and 
'inter-word'
I think this can now be closed. I think that 
http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-text/#justify-cursive says enough for now, 
ie. don't do stupid things, and go ahead in the browser if you think you 
know how to do it.


ISSUE-333: 'letter-spacing' and Arabic
I suggest we close this now. The outstanding suggestion is only a 
suggestion.


ISSUE-334: 'letter-spacing' and Indic
The definitions of typographic character unit and grapheme cluster, plus 
the following examples make the point that the appropriate boundaries 
are script or language dependent.  I'm inclined to think that is may be 
worth reminding the implementer of this, however, by appending something 
like the following sentence to the end of the first para in section 8.2.
"Letter-spacing should only be applied to scripts where the rules for 
determining typographic character units are understood and implementable."


ISSUE-354: Questions about letter-spacing for Arabic script
Some of the clarifications at the top could be added to the spec text.


ri
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