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Re: [css3-writing-modes] vertical orientation and UTR50

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 08:50:22 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+ermz4QKCBPdzUiwmd39RqD-PAtkjO3DZ_h-1SmNzXN_g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Cc: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 3:43 AM, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp> wrote:

> > Then we should request another UTR50 draft containing the changes and
> use that.  I
> > am very strongly against defining something that looks like a delta on
> top of the UTR50
> > proposal.  There is absolutely no reason to rush to publish something
> based on
> > preliminary edits that have not necessarily converged to their final
> form.
>
> First, we resolved to put our own table in the writing-modes spec[1]:
>
> > - RESOLVED: put our own table of behaviors for mixed-right and upright
> >               values in the writing-modes spec until UTR50 stabilizes
>

I believe this is a very bad idea, and should be abrogated. It will only
lead to divergence.


> Second. It's very unfortunate but there's a reason. The next draft has to
> wait for the next UTC conference at 30th Jul. If we asked vendors and
> publishers to wait for it, they said they'll go with the current WebKit
> implementation. I tried draft #5 too, but it didn't work either because it
> has too critical errors to use in CJK.
>

We should simply reference the UTR data even if it changes. The
implementors can address such changes as needed.
Received on Friday, 29 June 2012 14:51:19 GMT

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