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Re: [css3-ruby] Section 2.2 step 7's provisions for inter-segment white space are odd

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:29:29 -0700
Message-ID: <53B46BA9.1090208@inkedblade.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 07/02/2014 12:09 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 7/2/14, 3:05 PM, fantasai wrote:
>> I currently have no opinion on whether an anonymous ruby container
>> should encapsulate multiple segments separated by whitespace or not.
>> If you have an opinion, I will happy adopt it into the spec.
>
> I don't know what the expected use cases are, so I have no opinion on spec functional grounds.
>
> For tables, people definitely wanted consecutive cells wrapped
> in a single table.  For ruby, I have no idea whether this
> situation would even arise in a non-trying-to-break-the-spec way.

I did at one point propose that just using <rb> and <rt> without
<ruby> could be a fairly typist-friendly way of marking up ruby,
but that didn't get much traction. :)

> That said, making it work like tables sure simplifies implementation,
> since the existing table stuff can be reused.  ;)

Then I'm happy to make it work like tables and simplify your
implementation. :D

But I think that will have to wait until tomorrow. Assume it is
so for now, and that I will consider any spec prose otherwise as
a bug to fix when I am more awake...

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2014 20:30:03 UTC

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