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Re: I18n comment: defining letter

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 23:18:22 +0000 (UTC)
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Cc: ishida@w3.org, www-style@w3.org, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0603132316480.315@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Felix Sasaki wrote:
> > 
> > The working group discussed this and decided to reject your request. 
> > We do not believe that specifying this in more detail is particularly 
> > useful; the :first-letter rendering is intended to be left largely up 
> > to the user agent, based on per-language rules.
> > 
> > Please let us know if this, as is likely, does not satisfy your 
> > request.
> The i18n core working group is not satisfied with your reply. Even if 
> you don't supply implementation guidelines for handling of grapheme 
> clusters, we would propose that you mention them as a feasible unit and 
> refer to the UAX# 29 http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr29/ .

We resolved this with you at the technical plenary, so I will consider 
this e-mail thread redundant now. Let me know if the resolution we came up 
with at the plenary (I forget what it was off-hand, but it'll be in the 
minutes) was unsatisfactory.

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