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RE: [css3-ruby] ruby-position

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2011 22:42:30 -0400
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A592E245B36A8949BDB0A302B375FB4E0AC287560B@MAILR001.mail.lan>
My best preference is not to allow omitting the second value so that authors have to think about both horizontal and vertical cases, and in which case I think ''right right' works good.

If that's not the case for you or for anyone, I vote ''inter-character'' as I thought ''base'' is baseline when I heard that first.


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From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of fantasai
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Subject: Re: [css3-ruby] ruby-position

On 05/04/2011 05:01 AM, Koji Ishii wrote:
> I remember we discussed this, but I can't remember why we didn't like
> 'right right'. Was that because it could be misleading when second
> half was omitted?

Yes, the concern Richard raised was that people writing in vertical
text would choose 'right' when they really meant 'before/over/above/whatever'.

> One concern for 'inter-character' and 'inter-base' is that it isn't
> directional and therefore it could point to either left or right.

True. Although having it on the "after" side of the base makes the most
sense to me.

> How about 'inter-right'?

Um. That's kinda non-grammatical. :) "inter" is a prefix that means "between".
It needs to be attached to something, and attaching it to "right" doesn't make
any sense...

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