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Re: [css3-writing-modes] what are the Sv and Sh categories in Appendix C

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 13:47:44 -0800
Message-ID: <4F149B00.9060202@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 01/15/2012 06:16 PM, John Daggett wrote:
>> From CSS3 Writing Modes, Appendix C: Vertical Typesetting Synthesis:
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-writing-modes/#vertical-typesetting-details
>> For vertical typesetting, using [[!UTR50]] and the rules below,
>> characters are assigned into one of five categories:
>> ...
>> sideways (Sv)
>>      These characters are sideways (rotated 90° clockwise) in both
>>      ‘upright-right’ and ‘upright’ text orientations.
>> non-native (Sh)
>>      These characters are sideways in ‘upright-right’ orientation and
>>      upright in ‘upright’ orientation.
> I can't find a draft of the UTR-50 that defines these categories.  Is
> this based on a private discussion or is this a separate proposal of
> someone?

UTR-50 doesn't define these categories, but we need them, so they're
defined in css3-writing-modes.

> Also, the link to the current draft UTR-50 is not set up correctly in
> the bibliography file, such the references in the editor's draft
> appear as [[!UTR-50]].

Yeah, I need Bert to fix that before we republish.

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