W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > May 2014

Re: [css-inline] Summary of drop-caps/initial-letters discussion

From: Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2014 20:22:00 +0900
Message-ID: <CADxXqOwTCxz+7OXZxxcu9ThMZ+NkAMH14gYstKvRc8iR7q0SyQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 5:34 PM, James Clark <jjc@jclark.com> wrote:

>
> I agree that's the right behaviour for the Latin script. But what about
> other scripts? It seems to me the real challenge in defining drop-caps for
> CSS is in handling non-Latin scripts.
>

Absolutely. I would love to see some examples from other scripts. Even the
examples in the current ED of CSS Inline show CJK initials set in Latin
text.  JLREQ doesn't seem to have examples; I was told that it focuses on
novels, which don't use that effect very much.

Dave
Received on Tuesday, 20 May 2014 11:22:27 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 22:51:27 UTC