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Re: [css-ruby] Auto value of ruby-position

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2015 20:46:14 -0500
Message-ID: <54E7E366.2010406@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 02/20/2015 08:17 PM, Xidorn Quan wrote:
> We recently received a request that, by default, position of annotation should be different for the first and the second rtc
> of a ruby segment. [1] I think this request is reasonable, and double-sided ruby is actually the most common use case for more
> than one ruby text container. And it is also something required by the XHTML Ruby spec [2] (though no one implemented that).
>
> But regarding that the markups can be arbitrary for ruby, it is hard to express this requirement simply in the default
> stylesheet. Hence I propose again to add an "auto" value to ruby-position, which was proposed before [3], and was not be
> discussed because of lack of editor. [4]
>
> My proposal is: This value is not computed to anything else. And during the positioning, this value is equal to "over" for rtc
> in odd indexes, and "under" for rtc in even indexes.
>
> Does it sound like something we can add to the spec?

Overall, it sounds reasonable to me, but I think we should have
a way to specify the first level, rather than always being over.
Maybe
   [ over | under ] || alternate
instead? Or something else?

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 21 February 2015 01:46:43 UTC

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