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Re: [css3-writing-modes] A report from a meeting w/Japanese publishing group

From: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 09:17:58 +0100
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John Daggett:
> Take figure 6 in the editor's draft of the writing modes spec [1]. The word 'Virus' is displayed sideways while DNA and RNA are drawn upright.  Some form of explicit markup is needed to distinguish between the basic Latin characters drawn sideways vs. those drawn upright.

Actually, in this particular case, no markup would be necessary if ‘DNA’ and ‘RNA’ would be coded U+FF24/FF32,FF2E,FF21 while ‘Virus’ was U+0056,0069,0072,0075,0073 and the default orientation is specified accordingly.
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