W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > April 2012

Re: [css3-text] comments on text-transform

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 18:13:02 -0700
Message-ID: <4F92099E.1070402@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 10/05/2011 04:29 PM, Peter Moulder wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 10:20:24PM -0700, John Daggett wrote:
>> New wording, v2:
>>    If and only if the content language of the element is known,
>>    according to the rules of the document language such as those for
>>    HTML, then language-specific rules must also be applied.  These
>>    minimally include, but are not limited to, the rules in Unicode's
>>    SpecialCasing.txt [ref].
> I don't understand what "such as those for HTML" conveys that "according to the
> rules of the document language" doesn't.  Ah, I see that css3-text doesn't
> include a definition of the phrase "document language"; if the intent was to
> clarify that phrase for the reader, then I suggest hyperlinking that phrase to
> http://www.w3.org/CSS21/conform.html#doclanguage (which mentions HTML as an
> example of a document language).  Hyperlinking like this is the approach that
> css3-text currently uses for clarifying other terms such as "ignore", "UA" etc.
> I would also suggest giving a definition for "replaced element"
> (CSS21/conform.html#replaced-element), and making it easier to find a
> definition of "user agent": css3-text does in one place give a hyperlink from
> "UA" to the definition in CSS21, and does in another place write "user agent
> (UA)", but neither of these is mentioned in the Terminology section or
> referenced from an index.

I've hyperlinked "document language" as you suggest, and also added to the
terminology section the following sentence:

   <p>Other terminology and concepts used in this specification are defined
     in [[!CSS21]] and [[!CSS3-WRITING-MODES]].

Please let me know if this addresses your concern.

Received on Saturday, 21 April 2012 01:13:33 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:38:57 UTC