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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: Mon, 07 Jul 2014 15:35:25 -0700
Message-ID: <53BB20AD.2040706@inkedblade.net>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 07/02/2014 01:29 PM, fantasai wrote:
> 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...

Try this?
   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-ruby/#box-fixup

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 7 July 2014 22:36:02 UTC

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