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Re: [1.2T-LC] i18n comment 8: Text rendering order (ISSUE-2110)

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 03 Nov 2008 00:00:17 -0500
Message-ID: <490E8561.2040609@w3.org>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
CC: www-svg@w3.org, "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>

Hi, Richard, I18n-

You were accidentally omitted from the CC list, so I'm forwarding this
message on to you.  Please let us know if this response satisfies your
comment.

Thanks-
-Doug

Erik Dahlström wrote (on 10/23/08 6:18 AM):
> Richard Ishida (i18n) wrote:
> 
>> 10.7
>> [http://www.w3.org/TR/SVGMobile12/text.html#TextRenderingOrder]
>> 
>> Comment:
>> 
>> "The glyphs associated with the characters within text content
>> block elements are rendered in the logical order of the characters
>> in the original document, independent of any re-ordering necessary
>> to implement bidirectionality. Thus, for text that goes
>> right-to-left visually, the glyphs associated with the rightmost
>> character are rendered before the glyphs associated with the other
>>  characters"
>> 
>> Does this allow for reordering of glyphs in Indic and South East
>> Asian languages, where the glyphs are not in the same order as the
>> characters in the text stream?
> 
> The intention was to allow such reordering, and the quoted paragraph
> has been modified to say (this is section 10.7 Text Rendering
> Order[1]):
> 
> "The glyphs associated with the characters within text content block
> elements are rendered in the logical order of the characters in the
> original document, independent of any re-ordering necessary to
> implement bidirectionality. Thus, for text that goes right-to-left
> visually, the glyphs associated with the rightmost character are
> rendered before the glyphs associated with the other characters."
> 
> Please let us know shortly if this satisfies your comment.
> 
> Cheers /Erik
> 
> [1]
> http://dev.w3.org/SVG/profiles/1.2T/publish/text.html#TextRenderingOrder
> 
> 
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