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Re: [css3-ruby] Small inconsistencies between the CSS document and the ruby HTML draft...

From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 17:13:52 +0200
Cc: www-style@w3.org, public-i18n-cjk@w3.org, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Message-Id: <221A596C-F856-4FCE-B37B-8EF7A4E5FE65@w3.org>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Hi Chris,

On Sep 25, 2013, at 15:56 , Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org> wrote:
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>> (2) section 2.1, the penultimate item refers to the XHTML <rbc>
>> element (note that it does not refer to HTML...), and the same
>> element also appears in the UA style sheet in Appendix A (referring
>> to XHTML _and_ HTML). However, that element is not defined in[2]...
> 
> Perhaps: the UA stylesheet is misleading there because, as section 2.1 notes
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>>> (Corresponds to XHTML <rbc> elements; always implied in HTML.)
> 
> I say misleading rather than wrong because, when applied to an HTML5
> document, this rule will certainly not match
> 
> rbc  { display: ruby-base-container; }
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> but on the other hand, anonymous ruby base container boxes will be
> generated which has the same effect. So the same stylesheet could be
> applied to both (and user agents might want to have one stylesheet
> rather than two).
> 
> I agree though that this different mode of action for XHTML and for
> HTML5 should be explained, in the spec, directly below the stylesheet.

Ah. But that goes one step further than my comment was; mine was a bit more down-to-Earth:

The old ruby specification contains <rbc>:

http://www.w3.org/TR/ruby/#rbc

but neither the current HTML5 spec nor [2] does...

Ivan



> 
>> Ivan
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>> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-css3-ruby-20130919/
>> [2] http://darobin.github.io/html-ruby/snapshot20130225.html
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