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Re: [css-text] comments from DPub IG (Fwd)

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2014 20:39:26 +0000
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <57EC140E-B619-4297-A84D-292377BF8292@gluesoft.co.jp>
> > 2. In section 1.3, after the example:
> > "Within this specification, the ambiguous term character is used
> > as a friendlier synonym for grapheme cluster. See Characters and
> > Properties for how to determine the Unicode properties of a
> > character."
> > "A letter for the purpose of this specification is a character
> > belonging to one of the Letter or Number general categories in
> > Unicode. [UAX44]"
> > If I replace 'character' in the second paragraph with 'grapheme
> > cluster', I am not sure I get a reasonable answer. For instance,
> > is U+0067  + U+0308 a letter? I don't think U+0308 is, does that
> > disqualify the whole cluster? Or is this a different use of the
> > term character? Does Unicode define such clusters as belonging
> > to all the groups all the code points belong to?
> 
> Ah, that's referring to some text that was recently removed from
> Writing Modes. Here's the old version:
>    
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-css3-writing-modes-20121115/#character-properties
> 
>    #  For the purposes of CSS Writing Modes, the properties of a
>    #  grapheme cluster are given by its base character—except [...]
> 
> I'll have to restore that text, will follow-up on that with a link…

Fixed.

/koji
Received on Saturday, 19 April 2014 20:40:01 UTC

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