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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2012 18:21:15 -0700
Message-ID: <4F920B8B.5070602@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 10/05/2011 05:45 PM, John Daggett wrote:
> Peter Moulder 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.
>
> Since HTML is the primary document language for which CSS is used, it
> doesn't hurt to make it clear that HTML has rules that describe how
> language is inferred. Adding a link to the definition of "document
> language" is a fine idea.

Instead of including a reference to HTML inline here, we've added
a definition for the term "content language" and linked to the HTML
spec from there.
   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text/#terms

Let me know if this addresses your concern.

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 21 April 2012 01:21:46 GMT

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