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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 21:16:20 -0500
Message-ID: <5462C2F4.2050500@inkedblade.net>
To: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
CC: kawabata taichi <kawabata.taichi@gmail.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 11/11/2014 09:01 PM, Xidorn Quan wrote:
> I don't agree with that model as well, but I don't think HTML5 model is
> perfect either. Back to spanning, IMHO, it introduces much complexity
> with nearly no benefits, hence I suggest that we should get rid of it.

The benefit is consistency of the markup model for double-sided ruby,
regardless of whether you need spanning or not. See explanation at:

Without it, you'd need to switch between nested ruby or <rtc> markup
depending on whether that particular word in the second level required
spanning or broke at the same boundary as the first level.

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