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Re: Underline element.

From: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 18:31:03 +0100
Message-ID: <e2c275120801140931k467a43c4hf5fa383a2c6d9332@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Philip Taylor (Webmaster)" <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk>
Cc: "Patrick Garies" <pgaries@fastmail.us>, public-html@w3.org

On Jan 14, 2008 6:16 PM, Philip Taylor (Webmaster) <P.Taylor@rhul.ac.uk> wrote:
> Olivier GENDRIN wrote:
> > If we care about waving underlines for chinese, we could also care to
> > have a cartouche around names in old egyptian...
> or to be able to render pages in Boustrophedon style ?
> Come on, Olivier, Chinese is a living language that
> is used daily by over one billion people; surely it
> is not too much to ask that their needs are recognised,
> rather than being cavalierly dismissed by comparing
> them to the needs of a society that existed thousands
> of years ago ...
> Philip TAYLOR

Anyway, this is presentation, so it has to be handled by UA or CSS,
not by the HTML 5 specification. We just have to give them a tool to
guess that 'this is a name'. And this is the only question that is in
scope of the WG.

Olivier G.
Received on Monday, 14 January 2008 17:31:10 UTC

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