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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 UTC

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