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Re: i18n-ISSUE-406: Single grapheme rather than letter

From: Dave Cramer <dauwhe@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2015 09:47:33 -0400
Message-ID: <CADxXqOwXrAonKAo9LFW0-rfsso6d0Wv9r=6esf+pTKhdvgfiHg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 1:38 PM, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org> wrote:

> 2.2. Selecting Initial Letters
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-css-inline-3-20150917/#selecting-drop-initials
>
>
> Editorial, since first-letter is specified in the Selectors spec.
>
> "Initial letters are typically a single letter, which can be selected by
> the ::first-letter pseudo-element"
>
> This (a) makes it sound as if ::first-letter only supports single
> characters, (b) may be thought to imply that ::first-letter should be used
> rather than initial-letter when only a single character is involved.
>
> I suggest you break the sentence and add some additional text, such as
>
> "Initial letters are typically a single letter, although they may include
> punctuation or a sequence of characters which are perceived by a user to be
> a single typographic unit.
>
> "::first-letter pseudo-element, as defined in [SELECT], can be used to
> select initial letters. Authors who need more control..."
>
>
 Hi Richard,

I have made the suggested changes to the editor's draft of CSS Inline.

Thanks!

Dave
Received on Friday, 25 September 2015 13:48:08 UTC

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