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Re: Memo from ruby disucssion with Roland

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2012 03:29:43 +0100
Message-ID: <4F45A497.1040309@inkedblade.net>
To: public-i18n-cjk@w3.org
On 02/23/2012 03:02 AM, Roland Steiner wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 07:24, Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no <mailto:xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>>
> wrote:
> > 2. Do we agree that column-major - what is in HTML5 now - should be
> >    non-conforming?
> I don't think that's an option as it would break existing pages. A solution
> should have graceful fallback to both the current standard as well as to no
> <ruby> support.

Agreed. HTML5 ruby, as it stands now, can be folded into a either a row-major
model or a column-major model, so aside from the parsing algorithm (Bug 13113),
it does not create a conflict with moving forward on a row-major model. It just
means that in a row-major model, the HTML5 markup is only capable of producing
group ruby, not jukugo ruby. But a row-major model can easily be a superset of
what's in HTML5 today.

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13113 (in which hsivonen asks for
parsing algorithm changes that would make HTML5 future-compatible with row-major
ruby markup)

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