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Re: [CSSWG][css-text-3] CSS3 Text Last Call Working Draft

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 10 May 2014 12:34:13 -0700
Message-ID: <536E7F35.8000508@inkedblade.net>
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 11/13/2013 07:55 PM, Koji Ishii wrote:
> This one is too hard for me to judge, I'll consult with my co-editor and get back to the ML.
>
> CE Whitehad wrote:
>>     4.1.1. Example 4
>>
>>     "where the <ltr> element represents a left-to-right embedding and the <rtl> element represents a right-to-left embedding.
>>     If the ‘white-space’ property is set to ‘normal’, the white-space processing model would result in the following:
>>
>>          The space before the B ( ) would collapse with the space after the A ( ).
>>          The space before the C ( ) would collapse with the space after the B ( ).
>>     This would leave two spaces, one after the A in the left-to-right embedding level, and one after the B in the
>>     right-to-left embedding level. This is then ordered according to the Unicode bidirectional algorithm, with the end result
>>     being:  "
>>
>>     { COMMENT: what you have is o.k., but with 'if . . . is . . . ' it is customary to use the future indicative for the
>>     'then' clause; you have "[i]f the 'white-space' property is set to 'normal',"
>>     following this it is customary to use the future tense, that is to use "will" instead of "would."
>>     Later again, if you change these to the future,  use the habitual/scientific present, "leaves," instead of "would leave."
>>     Also, perhaps because I am a southerner, I would say "[a]ll this is then ordered" instead of "[t]his is then ordered" (for
>>     clarity).}
>>     =>
>>     "where the <ltr> element represents a left-to-right embedding and the <rtl> element represents a right-to-left embedding.
>>     If the ‘white-space’ property is set to ‘normal’, the white-space processing model would result in the following:
>>          The space before the B ( ) will collapse with the space after the A ( ).
>>          The space before the C ( ) will collapse with the space after the B ( ).
>>     This leaves two spaces, one after the A in the left-to-right embedding level, and one after the B in the right-to-left
>>     embedding level. All this is then ordered according to the Unicode bidirectional algorithm, with the end result being:  "
>>
>>     (I'll try to proofread the rest of this later today. I do not believe I will have comments on the content.)

Ok, fixed.

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 10 May 2014 19:34:41 UTC

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