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Re: Ideographic Space, word-spacing, and justification

From: Steve Deach <sdeach@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 15:33:13 -0700
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "'WWW International'" <www-international@w3.org>, Paul Nelson <paulnel@winse.microsoft.com>, Michel Suignard <michel@unicode.org>
Message-ID: <C52E32B9.3D75%sdeach@adobe.com>

No, in my personal opinion, it should not.
The 2 differences between normal space/nbsp vs ideographic space are:
  1.) The normal width is different, and
  2.) The normal space/nbsp is treated as justifying
      (adjusted by both wordspacing and letterspacing),
      whereas the Ideographic space should only be adjusted by
      letterspacing (only if ideographic letters are also so adjusted).

However, I will re-confirm this with our CJK experts, before claiming this
is an Adobe opinion.

On 2008.10.29 15:13, "fantasai" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:

> Hello,
> The CSSWG would like to know whether the IDEOGRAPHIC SPACE U+3000
> should be affected by 'word-spacing', and whether it should be
> treated as a space during spaces-only justification or treated as
> a typical ideographic punctuation character.
> ~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 29 October 2008 22:34:14 UTC

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