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

From: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Jul 2012 04:53:11 -0700 (PDT)
To: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
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Koji Ishii wrote:

> I'm sorry, I understand these WebKit's bugs, but I do not understand
> the relationship of the topic and the bugs. Can you tell me what I'm
> missing?
> #2 is a bug in Mac port, or more likely a bug in Core Text. Japanese
> #implementers do not see the bug in their ports.
> #4 and #5 only appears when WebKit use the complex code path, and if
> #the port doesn't support vertical flow in the complex code path.
> #The priority of the code path isn't high that I don't know if
> #coming ports have the bug or not. I had some conversation with
> #Chromium guys how to fix this issue, but nobody has time to work on
> #it right now.
> But this isn't a CSS issue, is this?

No, it's not, but your claim was that snapshotting would influence
Webkit's behavior.  My point is that there will be many things that
will eventually change in that implementation as the bugs and problems
are flushed out.  Not having UTR50 finished yet is the least of their

John Daggett
Received on Tuesday, 3 July 2012 11:53:39 UTC

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