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Re: [css3-text] full-size-kana and @text-transform

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:30:43 +0200
Message-ID: <20374.25779.818101.303950@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
John Daggett wrote:

 > The current CSS3 Text spec has an issue related to the additional
 > values defined for text-transform:
 >   Issue: CSS may introduce the ability to create custom mapping
 >   tables for less common text transforms, such as by an
 >   ‘@text-transform’ rule similar to ‘@counter-style’ from
 >   [CSS3LIST]. This mechanism may be used to replace
 >   ‘full-size-kana’. This would require authors needing this
 >   functionality to copy out the conversion tables, however.
 > I don't think this is an accurate description of the issue.

Agreed. Authors are unlikely to copy conversion tables, like they
don't copy font declarations today. More likely, they will just
include them:

  @import "http://example.com/text-transforms.css";

 > We've discussed this multiple times and I don't see there being a clear
 > resolution to this, we seem to have two camps with no clear middle
 > ground.  I propose that we either tackle a simple definition of an
 > @text-transform rule or push both the 'full-size-kana' value and the
 > @text-transform rule to CSS4 Text.  Either way, I think we should
 > resolve this issue at the next F2F.


              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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