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Re: [css-ruby] Default font-size of ruby annotation with ruby-position: inter-character

From: Bobby Tung <bobbytung@wanderer.tw>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 09:25:37 +0800
Cc: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <C118E6F2-2AA2-4F06-87F9-766BD4225A52@wanderer.tw>
To: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
I think the glyph of light tone mark should be altered by OpenType GSUB feature to compress its height in vertical writing.

I’ll take a try.

Bobby


> Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com> 於 2015年2月11日 上午9:01 寫道:
> 
> FYI, according to the bopomofo manual I get, normally bopomofo in annotation has 30% font size, hence with 3 bopomofo characters, there is still 10% for the light tone. And the light tone mark usually only occupies roughly 6.7%.
> 
> - Xidorn
> 
> On Wed, Feb 11, 2015 at 1:33 AM, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com <mailto:kojiishi@gmail.com>> wrote:
> BTW, one cell in the figure 4 in the Richard's blog[1] has 4
> characters including the light tone mark. Do you think that's why
> WebKit uses 25%?
> 
> [1] http://rishida.net/scripts/bopomofo/ontheweb#vertical <http://rishida.net/scripts/bopomofo/ontheweb#vertical>
> 
> /koji
> 
> 
> On Sat, Feb 7, 2015 at 9:46 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net <mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>> wrote:
> > On 01/26/2015 10:15 PM, Xidorn Quan wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> I don't think Taiwan publishers would often enlarge the size because that
> >> would cause the annotation exceed the boundary of
> >> one character, which I think rarely happens.
> >>
> >> But it makes me wonder whether ruby-text should be computed according to
> >> ruby-position. It's probably true that
> >> inter-character will only be used in Taiwan, however it is not true that
> >> Taiwan people only use inter-character. They may use
> >> other values as well, and in those cases, the font-size should also be
> >> 30%, because it is the usual font-size for bopomofo.
> >>
> >> Maybe the best way is not introducing a new keyword, but specifying a
> >> locale-dependent default stylesheet.
> >
> >
> > Given that the sizing is script-dependent and not position-dependent,
> > this makes sense to me.
> >
> > ~fantasai
> >
> 
> 


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