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

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 May 2014 17:49:22 +0100
Message-ID: <53876512.7010009@w3.org>
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
CC: "CSS WWW Style (www-style@w3.org)" <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
The i18n WG is satisfied with this resolution and has closed this issue.
Thanks!
RI


On 10/05/2014 20:59, Koji Ishii wrote:
> 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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