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Re: [css-ruby] Inlinizing Rules

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:42:49 -0700
Message-ID: <53B40C59.10208@inkedblade.net>
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
On 07/02/2014 05:53 AM, fantasai wrote:
> The CSS Ruby spec has a rule that converts any block-level boxes
> inside a ruby structure to inline-level boxes. I also just added
> a rule that forces any forced line breaks (newline characters)
> inside an annotation to collapse, regardless of 'white-space'.
>
> The goal of these is to simplify the rendering model by making it
> impossible for an annotation to contain a forced line break: the
> only way it breaks is when breaking in parallel with the base text.
>
> I think this is reasonable (and I honestly have no idea what to do
> with a forced line break in a ruby annotation). However, it's
> possible other people feel differently, so I'm asking for comments
> on this behavior.

Another possibility would be to have the 'display-inside' value of
an annotation containing a line break or block-level element to
resolve to 'block', and in such a case treat it as an atomic inline.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2014 13:43:22 UTC

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