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Re: [css-text] Clusters for letter spacing in Thai and other complex scripts

From: Andrew Cunningham <lang.support@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:55:53 +1000
Message-ID: <CAGJ7U-WkHNABmBok6xgow+pzUbhmjpDNuseu6+H_fESZGfrJKw@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Cc: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 27 September 2013 11:05, James Clark <jjc@jclark.com> wrote:


> I tried to explain in my last message why I thought tailoring the
> definition of extended grapheme cluster was not the right approach, and
> suggested an alternative approach.  Let me try to put it more succinctly:
> the clusters of glyphs between which Thai/Lao letter-spacing inserts space
> are different from the clusters of glyph corresponding to extended grapheme
> clusters.  The spec for letter-spacing should allow for the fact that for
> some scripts the typographically correct points to insert letter space do
> not correspond to boundaries between extended grapheme clusters.
>

+1



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