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Re: [css-text] 'hanging-punctuation' comments

From: MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:08:17 +0900
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Cc: "Kang-Hao (Kenny) Lu" <kanghaol@opera.com>, WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20131112190815.887D.C598BCD7@antenna.co.jp>
Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp> wrote on 2013/11/12 18:20:03
> >I am very specifically talking about the case of 5あs when 5'あ's +
> >'。' occupies the whole line. Perhaps I should have drawn this this way:
> >
> >  |あ あ あああ|。 (inacurrate, the spacing should be the same)
> >  |あああああ。|
> >
> >I know the current spec requires this. I am only not sure if this is
> >what publishers want and not
> >
> >  |あ あ あああ|。 (inacurrate, the spacing should be the same)
> >  |あ あ あああ|。 (inacurrate, the spacing should be the same)
> Ah, now I understand your question. I believe the former is what we
> expect, but I would appreciate if Murakami-san could confirm.

InDesign has the force-end hanging-punctuation functionality and the result is
 |あ あ あああ|。

I think this is right behavior and better than
 |あ あ あああ|。
 |あ あ あああ|。

because the remaining space at the end of the last line indicates the 
end of the paragraph, not continued to the next line.

Shinyu Murakami
Antenna House
Received on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 10:08:41 UTC

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