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

From: Masataka Yakura <myakura.web@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2014 22:52:43 +0900
Message-ID: <CANJXhd3FgMhWy6AneOwrSrB2yzvOX0mkq5aFtYAKuzyy2H1rkg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tony Graham <tgraham@mentea.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>
On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 8:58 PM, Tony Graham <tgraham@mentea.net> wrote:

> I've checked JIS X 4051 and JLReq, and as I said on Friday [1], neither
> covers drop caps as such (but do cover cut-in headings), so it's not part
> of 'regular' Japanese layout, but that doesn't stop people doing it just
> for effect.
> I also can't find anything about either drop caps or cut-in headings in
> KLReq, but as you're at the CSS F2F in Seoul, you're currently well placed
> to talk to people about both Korean and Japanese practices.
Perhaps there're some uses in magazines. Here's some examples from the
in-flight magazine (ANA WINGSPAN Issue 539) I read during the flight on my
way back to Japan from Korea F2F.

Masataka Yakura
Received on Tuesday, 27 May 2014 13:53:51 UTC

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