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Re: CSS and Type

From: Jon Rimmer <jon.rimmer@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:06:06 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ZDCiASvPYnqOu1QMC3knm4q5PpeB6nwAnvwiygzQseWRY3yQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Matthew Wilcox <elvendil@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
There are some enhancements to hyphenation and justification contained
in CSS3 Text [1]. Microsoft have some experimental implementations
available as part of IE10 [2]. Seems like you might be a good
candidate to review the proposals and offer feedback?

Also, there was recent proposal for a CSS Line Grid [3] and a
counter-proposal from Fantasai [4]. Again, seems like you would be
able to provide some feedback.

I can't for certain, but I maybe part of the reason typography has not
progressed is due to the complexity of the requirements, given that
you have to consider non-latin scripts and bi-directional text, all of
which may be mixed up in the same document.

[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-text/
[2] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh453365.aspx
[3] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css-line-grid/
[4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2011Jul/0237.html
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