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Re: CSS and Type

From: Matthew Wilcox <elvendil@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:18:08 +0000
Message-ID: <CAMCRKi+j8L6a7PKnw2J50ikqYVps79NnfDegvJKQDTk+03Z54Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jon Rimmer <jon.rimmer@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Oh brilliant! Thanks for those links, I'll investigate as soon as I can. :D

(And I can understand why it's so slow progressing, it's
extremely complicated)

Cheers,
Matt

On 10 January 2012 15:06, Jon Rimmer <jon.rimmer@gmail.com> wrote:

> There are some enhancements to hyphenation and justification contained
> in CSS3 Text [1]. Microsoft have some experimental implementations
> available as part of IE10 [2]. Seems like you might be a good
> candidate to review the proposals and offer feedback?
>
> Also, there was recent proposal for a CSS Line Grid [3] and a
> counter-proposal from Fantasai [4]. Again, seems like you would be
> able to provide some feedback.
>
> I can't for certain, but I maybe part of the reason typography has not
> progressed is due to the complexity of the requirements, given that
> you have to consider non-latin scripts and bi-directional text, all of
> which may be mixed up in the same document.
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-text/
> [2] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh453365.aspx
> [3] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-line-grid/
> [4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Jul/0237.html
>
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