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Re: [css-ruby] spanning of ruby annotations across excess bases

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:04:41 -0500
Message-ID: <5462B229.3040904@inkedblade.net>
To: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>, kawabata taichi <kawabata.taichi@gmail.com>
CC: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 11/11/2014 05:52 PM, Xidorn Quan wrote:
> Yes, we have that in W3C HTML5, but we don't have it in WHATWG HTML5.
> I think the behavior defined in W3C HTML5 is just a simplified version
> of that in Ruby Anotation spec for XHTML http://www.w3.org/TR/ruby/ .
> Given the use cases proposed in XHTML spec, I think nested ruby is even
> better in semantics for many of them.

No, Xidorn, it is not. WHATWG Ruby and HTML5 Ruby Ruby are significantly
different in how they handle <ruby><rb/><rt/><rt/></ruby>, and the CSS
spec is intentionally designed to handle the HTML5 Ruby model (because
I don't agree with the WHATWG model).

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