W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > January 2011

Re: [css3-text] line break opportunities are based on *syllable* boundaries?

From: Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu <kennyluck@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 15:59:41 +0900
Message-ID: <4D42695D.6060308@w3.org>
To: Ishii Koji <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
CC: WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>

>> In several other writing systems, (including Chinese, Japanese, Yi,
>> and sometimes also Korean) a line break opportunities are based on
>> *syllable* boundaries, not words.
> I want "ソース" consists of three, so from what you said, it sounds like "grapheme cluster" is the right choice of words to use here.
I think "grapheme cluster" is technically correct, but since this is an 
non-normative and if readability is an issue, I guess "character" is 
fair enough.
Received on Friday, 28 January 2011 06:59:00 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 25 March 2022 10:07:55 UTC