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Re: I18N-ISSUE-311: Clarity of Arabic hyphenation example [.prep-CSS3-text]

From: Martin J. Dürst <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Date: Sat, 07 Dec 2013 18:40:04 +0900
Message-ID: <52A2ECF4.1090401@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
To: Internationalization Working Group <www-international@w3.org>
CC: Internationalization Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>


On 2013/12/07 2:54, Internationalization Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
> I18N-ISSUE-311: Clarity of Arabic hyphenation example [.prep-CSS3-text]
>
> http://www.w3.org/International/track/issues/311

> http://www.w3.org/TR/css-text-3/#hyphens-property
>
> For readers unfamiliar with Arabic script, we think that the explanation could be extended as:
>
> --
> When shaping scripts such as Arabic are allowed to break within words due to hyphenation, the characters must still be shaped as if the word were not broken (that is, the medial shapes continue to be used for the character on either side of the hyphen).
> --

Except that these may not be medial shapes. They could be initial, or 
final, too.

Regards,   Martin.

> It would also be more visually clear if the example texts were divided into two lines instead of just appearing as a single line with a hyphen in the middle.
>
> <span dir=rtl>
> ﻧﻮﺷ-
> ﺘﻦ
> </span>
>
>
>
>
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