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RE: New public-i18n-cjk mailing list

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Sep 2010 19:16:08 +0100
To: "'KangHao Lu \(Kenny\)'" <kennyluck@csail.mit.edu>, <public-i18n-cjk@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045101cb4f81$e9847a60$bc8d6f20$@org>
Thanks, Kenny.

Wrt cross posting, I'd say yes.  The public-i18n-cjk list was set up in part
to allow people to discuss i18n issues without receiving masses of email
about non-related topics. My experience with CSS and HTML (in particular) is
that it's much easier to delete any duplicates about i18n than to deal with
the many many non-related emails on those lists.

Wrt to ruby, please note that you should read the latest editor's version at
http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-ruby/ rather than the latest published version
at http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-ruby/.  In particular, I'd like to get expert
advice on handling zuyin/Bopomofo ruby, since I think that has been long
neglected. I think it requires a number of different concepts to Japanese
furigana, etc. and that the ruby style specs may need additional properties
and descriptions to enable it (such as position: right;).


PS: I'm looking forward to updating this high level overview of CSS3 and
International Text sometime soon.
http://www.w3.org/International/articles/css3-text/  It has been valid for
too long ;-)

Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-i18n-cjk-request@w3.org [mailto:public-i18n-cjk-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of KangHao Lu (Kenny)
> Sent: 08 September 2010 18:41
> To: public-i18n-cjk@w3.org
> Subject: Re: New public-i18n-cjk mailing list
>  > There is already a list where people can converse in Japanese about
> html5, and a proposal for a similar list to support discussions in
> Korean.
> This is from public-html-ig-zh[1] and we are having a proposal for
> HTML Chinese Interest Group, too. In fact, the mailing list is already
> open and we have fruitful discussions around layout issues already.
> That list is by far a pure Chinese one, but please feel free to throw
> us some professional  discussions in English.
> I noticed that the following CSS3 modules are related to CJK layouts.
> - CSS3 Text
> - CSS3 Text Layout
> - CSS3 Lists
> - CSS3 Ruby
> My question is, whenever we have some conclusion about CSS (for
> example, we are looking at the cjk-ideographic numbering algorithm in
> CSS3 Lists Module and we found some questions), should we cross-post
> on both www-style and public-i18-cjk (this list) ?
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/
> Cheers,
> Kenny
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