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Re: [css-text-decor] Emphasis marks and auto-hiding ruby annotation

From: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2015 21:35:41 +1100
Message-ID: <CAMdq69_Mzi=5NNK-wss5EpQmy99DWCwxw7E0m4vfTOOFwZrccw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 4:32 PM, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com> wrote:
> The situation can happen without auto-hide, and I saw both examples, so the
> spec avoids saying which specifically, only "emphasis marks come outside of
> ruby" (figure 9 of the spec[1].)
>
> Authors may want to specify in future, or can live with either, I can't
> answer at this moment.
>
> In my personal opinion, especially when the middle part is missing, the
> former (consistent position) looks better. On the other hand, if emphasis
> marks are on the whole paragraph, and only one character has ruby, the
> latter might look better. Choosing either by auto-hide or not might be one
> possible option.

For the current ruby impl in Gecko, the former one is easier. I'm not
sure how hard would it be to implement the latter one. So if it
doesn't matter a lot, I'm going to implement the easier one for now.

Thanks for clarifying.

- Xidorn
Received on Friday, 20 November 2015 10:36:51 UTC

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