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Re: [css-text] Universal Compromise Default Justification

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:26:30 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAENFd-bw=4ZgK0T7UaRO9TTGJTkuNmOKHeCEwozsxgRw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, CJK discussion <public-i18n-cjk@w3.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
On Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 12:46 PM, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp> wrote:
> As you already said by yourself, a good value for the AmountX is hard—or, I actually think it’s not possible.
>
> I’m not very familiar with cluster scripts, but even within block scripts, max(0.5em, character’s own advance width) is good for Chinese/Japanese but is too small for Korean. If we make it larger, it’ll be good for Korean, but bad for Chinese and Japanese.
>
> I know you do not like the idea to handle Hangul and ideographic differently, but given there are no browsers today that expands between Hangul (except when inter-ideograph is applied to IE,) I don’t think we should change this behavior.

They're different scripts; why wouldn't it be okay to treat them differently?

~TJ
Received on Sunday, 27 July 2014 06:28:07 UTC

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