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RE: [css3-text] Does text-transform:fullwidth transform U+0020 SPACE characters as well?

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2011 06:01:02 -0500
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: "ML public-i18n-core (public-i18n-core@w3.org)" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A592E245B36A8949BDB0A302B375FB4E0AB135BE50@MAILR001.mail.lan>
I sent this to Japanese ML too where I got one feedback: if text-transform:fullwidth does affect U+0020, would it run first or would white space processing[1] run first?

I assume white space processing runs first, but we should probably add this to the spec to make it clear.

[1] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text/#white-space-processing


-----Original Message-----
From: Koji Ishii 
Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 4:02 PM
To: www-style@w3.org
Cc: ML public-i18n-core (public-i18n-core@w3.org)
Subject: [css3-text] Does text-transform:fullwidth transform U+0020 SPACE characters as well?

The question came up during the test case development/review[1] for text-transform:fullwidth[2].

Unicode defines U+3000 IDEOGRAPHIC SPACE is the full-width counterpart of U+0020 SPACE, so I guess it should be done. The primary use case for the property value is to typeset Latin characters and digits like ideographic characters as written in the spec, so transforming U+0020 to U+3000 makes sense to me given the use case.

But U+0020 is a little special in HTML/CSS and therefore I'd like to confirm if doing so doesn't harm anything badly.

Any opinions appreciated.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-css-testsuite/2011Feb/0072.html
[2] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text/#text-transform

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