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Re: I18N-ISSUE-200: Position of ruby [.prep-HTML5]

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 18:18:23 +0100
Message-ID: <5061E75F.9060802@w3.org>
To: public-i18n-core@w3.org
On 25/09/2012 17:20, Phillips, Addison wrote:
> I was of the impression that CSS Ruby *already* allows control of which side the ruby appears on.

Yes, it's in the spec. ruby-position. I was thinking that the spec needs 
work, but you're right we probably shouldn't worry about that.

> The non-specification of complex or multiple ruby in markup is the barrier to it appearing on both sides of the same base,
> not the lacking of specification for styling.

Ian has now specified multiple ruby annotations for a single base (in 
two different ways) in the HTML5 spec (ie. the fundamental aspect of 
complex ruby). (Those are the changes I've been reviewing.)


>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Internationalization Core Working Group Issue Tracker
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>> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 9:16 AM
>> To: public-i18n-core@w3.org
>> Subject: I18N-ISSUE-200: Position of ruby [.prep-HTML5]
>> I18N-ISSUE-200: Position of ruby [.prep-HTML5]
>> http://www.w3.org/International/track/issues/200
>> Raised by: Richard Ishida
>> On product: .prep-HTML5
>> 4.6.20 The ruby element
>> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/the-ruby-element.html#the-ruby-element
>> It may be worth adding a note to say that ruby text can appear on either side,
>> and sometimes both sides, of the base text, and that it will be possible to the
>> control the position using CSS in the future.
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