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Re: [CSS21][css3-text] letter-spacing, word-spacing and justification

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:40:15 -0700
Message-ID: <51E9C04F.4090409@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 07/18/2013 06:56 PM, Andrew Cunningham wrote:
> fantasai wrote:
>> clig could indeed be a problem, if it's needed across grapheme clusters.
>>
>> Are there situations where such ligatures occur across grapheme clusters?
>> The spec forbids spacing within a grapheme cluster.
>
> Default grapheme cluster or tailored grapheme cluster?
>
> Since the two can be quite different, and can emping on users expectations.

Technically, the spec allows tailoring, but uses extended grapheme cluster
as the base requirement:
   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-text/#grapheme-cluster

I doubt the UA would tailor, for typographic purposes, to include
*less* than an extended grapheme cluster.

~fantasai
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