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Re: [css-text-decor] Emphasis marks and font variant

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 23:18:03 +0330
To: Xidorn Quan <quanxunzhen@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Ken Lunde <lunde@adobe.com>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Message-ID: <5ad4d700-2d29-2cc0-dc12-f9df7dbaaac8@inkedblade.net>
Hello Ken and John,
Xidorn raised an interesting question: when rendering emphasis marks
(bouten) using a given font, should the OpenType 'ruby' feature be
activated? (There is no way in CSS to assign font features only to
ruby, so the answer here is either always yes or always no.)

Thanks~
~fantasai

On 11/23/2015 09:55 AM, Xidorn Quan wrote:
> The current spec says:
> Emphasis marks are drawn exactly as if each character was assigned the
> mark as its ruby annotation text with the ruby position given by
> text-emphasis-position and the ruby alignment as centered.
>
> And in CSS Ruby Layout module, there is rule in UA sheet:
> "font-variant-east-asian: ruby;". Should this font variant also be
> applied to the emphasis marks? The current spec seems to answer yes
> unintentionally.
>
> I think the spec should make it clear whether the emphasis marks
> should be drawn in ruby variant.
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