W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > November 2014

Re: [css-ruby] Space distribution in situations with spanning annotations

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:07:57 -0500
Message-ID: <546CF89D.3010709@inkedblade.net>
To: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 11/16/2014 10:41 PM, Xidorn Quan wrote:
> Currently it is undefined that how ruby-align should be applied
> if there are spanning annotations.
> When previously discussed off the list, fantasai said that the
> behavior would be equivalent to nested markup. However, I don't
> think it is workable. With nested markup, there is a unique
> ruby-align value applied to the whole inner ruby, while we may
> have different values for each level when handling spanning.
> On the other hand, in cases like <rbc><rb>a</rb></rbc><rtc>xyz</rtc>,
> whether the content in the rtc is recognized as a span could
> affect the result, which does not look correct to me.
> I suggest that, in those situations, non-spanning pairs are
> directly expanded to match the width of the whole ruby, as if they
> have a longer annotation in some level, regardless of ruby-align.
> This could solve both problems I mentioned above.

I'm confused. Can you give a more specific problematic example?

<rbc><rb>a</rb></rbc><rtc>xyz</rtc> in particular doesn't look
like a problem, it should behave exactly as <rb>a</rb><rt>xyz</rt>.

Received on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 20:08:31 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Monday, 2 May 2016 14:39:26 UTC