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Re: [css3-text] emphasis dots used with ruby

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2011 13:19:50 -0800
Message-ID: <4D278376.70701@inkedblade.net>
To: "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kennyluck@w3.org>
CC: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
On 01/07/2011 12:59 PM, Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu wrote:
>
>> So, for Manga, it looks like the item 2 of your proposal:
>>> 2. Specify the "emphasis dots overriding ruby" behavior.
>>> But this won't be forward-compatible for manga use cases,
>>> which might be implemented in SVG+CSS in the future.
>> must be the way to go, although I didn't understand what you meant by the 2nd sentence starting "but this won't be...". What
>> do you mean by "forward-compatible"?
>
> I thought that you don't want to address the "ruby with emphasis dots" issue is CSS3 (which makes sense since this is indeed
> an edge case), but then the only reasonable way to handle this is to leave it unspecified. IIRC, CSS2.1 leaves several
> situations unspecified for forward compatibility.
>
> Now that you specify it. Chances are that it will be a feature at risk :)

The UA is allowed to draw the marks, but not required to:
   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text/#text-emphasis-style

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 7 January 2011 21:20:24 GMT

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