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

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:40:48 +0000
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0A69B954-5126-4766-B8D7-DA8F237313CB@gluesoft.co.jp>
> > 5. In "5.2. Breaking Rules for Punctuation", in this sentence
> > and the one below it that is similar:
> > "If the content language is Chinese or Japanese, then additionally
> > allow (but otherwise forbid) for ‘normal’ and ‘loose’:"
> > It's not clear to me what the 'otherwise' applies to - is it the
> > 'normal' and 'loose', so it is forbidden in strict when the language
> > is Chinese or Japanese? Or does it apply to the language as well,
> > so it is forbidden in strict for Chinese and Japanese, and for any
> > value for all other languages? If the latter, then the implication
> > is that in eg English, breaks before  U+2010 are forbidden. However,
> > the later clarifying note seems to indicate that non-CJK text is
> > only affected when the language is Chinese or Japanese.
> 
> It applies to "is Chinese or Japanese", so it would be
>    If the content language is Chinese or Japanese then allow [...]
>    If the content language is not Chinese or Japanese then forbid [...]

Re-worded to make the original intention clearer, though, this definition seems to have other issues[1] if the “otherwise" applies to “is Chinese or Japanese.” I’ll continue the discussion in the thread.

[1] http://www.w3.org/mid/3EE56732-602B-4304-9817-E18A1F6EBCE8@gluesoft.co.jp

/koji
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