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Re: [css-ruby] Forcing Breaking "very long ruby" line?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 07:17:04 -0700
Message-ID: <522F29E0.9020007@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 09/09/2013 12:10 AM, kawabata taichi wrote:
> Dear CSS people,
> 
> Recently, I've come up with several interesting Ruby use cases that
> might need to be supported with Current CSS Ruby Level 1 [1]
> specification.
> 
> These cases are "Very long ruby lines", that have been rarely seen in
> the past, but it has recently become more and more popular
> (especially among Japanese novels for young ages.)
> 
> I attach two sample pictures.
> 
> Current CSS Ruby spec [1] do not consider forced line breaking on such
> case.  When ruby segment with too long ruby (or base) text appeared,
> they may be overhang to the display box, thus it may cause the loss of visible
> textual information to people who read the text.
> 
> To cope with such ruby use, we might need to consider the "forced line
> breaking" rule for too long ruby segment, though JLREQ[2] clearly
> prohibits line breaking (Section 3.3.1 Usage of Ruby).

Very interesting, thanks. :) I'll look into incorporating that into the spec.

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 14:17:37 UTC

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