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Re: [TTML2] Issue-228: Ruby text support

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:11:12 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+cy-gATxtj1bcBr6t_ynbH2uG5tZjnwAgH4woAn+XUdMQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>
Cc: Timed Text Working Group <public-tt@w3.org>
On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 3:48 AM, Nigel Megitt <nigel.megitt@bbc.co.uk>

>  I've added the following review note to Issue-228:
>  Alignment with the proposed approach for Rubys in HTML5 has been
> achieved semantically but not syntactically with the current draft proposal.

That (syntactic equivalence) has never been a goal or a requirement for any
TTML feature adopted from other specifications.

> One of the impacts of this is that, in order to support Rubys, processors
> must also support #nested-span.

Correct. I don't see that as a problem.

> Another is that an extra level of translation is needed to create an HTML5
> equivalent ISD including Rubys.

What do you mean by "extra level"? I don't see any extra level: it would
simply be part of the same single translation layer.

>  Nigel
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