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RE: [css3-writing-modes] vertical orientation and UTR50

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2012 17:49:41 +0000
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F0178290AD4D113@TK5EX14MBXC265.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

[Koji Ishii:] 
> It's irrelevant now I guess but I'd like to make just one thing very clear
> for the honor of fantasai and me; neither fantasai nor I have any intention
> to diverge from Unicode. 

I hope not! :) And neither does the WG. I'm concerned about any appearance we
might, if only because we do at the moment. Vague explanations about publishers
needing this to create content in the next six months, followed  by chatter of
'versioning' or 'deprecation' did little to dispel the perception on my end that
we might be setting some expectations. I think there is no better way to indicate
there is no divergence than referring to the Unicode spec.

>This one turned out to have one issue; the current text has "scripts like Mongolian," 
>which looks ambiguous to me to make it normative. I'd like it be very specific so 
>that everyone can get the same result
Sure, whatever it takes to allow interested parties to generate the proper intended
data is fine.

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