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Re: [css-ruby] The default value of ruby-align is undesirable for bopomofo

From: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:55:06 +1100
Message-ID: <CAMdq69_tsP4zD-4x3czOH6bTnnkJWDSKWfAv+-P6JpvB6KELPA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, CJK discussion <public-i18n-cjk@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 1:29 AM, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com> wrote:

> > On 01/14/2015 09:12 PM, Xidorn Quan wrote:
> >
> > There are justification opportunities between bopomofo characters, just
> > like other Chinese/Japanese characters. But if we have
> > "ruby-align: space-around" on them, we will get an undesirable result,
> > because bopomofo is generally centered when in annotations.
>
> Just want to confirm, are you sure there should be justification
> opportunities between Bopomofo characters, or are you saying so
> because current impls do so?
>

I discussed this with Bobby on Twitter, and he thought bopomofo should be
justified like ideographic characters in theory. [1] But I don't know. I'm
fine with either way.

Maybe we should check with Unicode folks about whether bopomofo should
behave like ideographic characters in this case.

[1] https://twitter.com/bobtung/status/555534386901184512

- Xidorn
Received on Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:56:14 UTC

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