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Re: [css-text] I18N-ISSUE-311: Clarity of Arabic hyphenation example

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Sat, 10 May 2014 19:59:03 +0000
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
CC: "CSS WWW Style (www-style@w3.org)" <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <54E0A0A2-5ED6-43E2-A73F-A9915A749E2E@gluesoft.co.jp>
Fixed, thank you for the feedback.

/koji

On Jan 24, 2014, at 10:17, Phillips, Addison <addison@lab126.com> wrote:

> State:
>    OPEN WG Comment
> Product:
>    CSS3-text
> Raised by:
>    Addison Phillips
> Opened on:
>    2013-12-06
> Description:
>    Section 6.1: The Arabic hyphenation shaping example isn't clear. The segments should be shown separately?
> 
>    This refers to:
> 
>    --
>    When shaping scripts such as Arabic are allowed to break within words due to hyphenation, the characters must still be shaped as if the word were not broken.
> 
>    For example, if the word “نوشتنن” were hyphenated, it would appear as “ﻧﻮﺷ-ﺘﻦ” not as “ﻧﻮﺵ-ﺗﻦ”.
>    --
> 
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/css-text-3/#hyphens-property

> 
>    For readers unfamiliar with Arabic script, we think that the explanation could be extended as:
> 
>    --
>    When shaping scripts such as Arabic are allowed to break within words due to hyphenation, the characters must still be shaped as if the word were not broken (that is, the medial shapes continue to be used for the character on either side of the hyphen).
>    --
> 
>    It would also be more visually clear if the example texts were divided into two lines instead of just appearing as a single line with a hyphen in the middle.
> 
>    <span dir=rtl>
>    ﻧﻮﺷ-
>    ﺘﻦ
>    </span>

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