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Re: [css-text-decor] Proposal for the 'text-emphasis-position' property syntax values

From: Pierre-Anthony Lemieux <pal@sandflow.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2017 11:10:15 -0800
Message-ID: <CAF_7JxBKwW+q+5tbCzebZdYO-VytC1r0j3TtrxOAv+xxb4yWYQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: Momdo Nakamura <xmomdo@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Hi fantasai et al.,

I see the following issues:

- the problem statement below indicates "[over/under/left/right] is
redundant and painful for authors". Doesn't 'before'
and 'after' solve this issue since they automatically take into
account writing direction?

- TTML2 defines the 'auto' and 'outside' keywords, which, presumably,
have been found to be useful, but are not included in CSS
text-emphasis-position. Does CSS WG believe these keywords are not
useful and/or harmful?

Apologies for not being more explicit.


-- Pierre

On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 10:25 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 02/02/2017 01:01 PM, Pierre-Anthony Lemieux wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Have you considered the proposed emphasis positions specified in TTML2 WD?
>> https://www.w3.org/TR/ttml2/#style-value-emphasis-position
>> 'before' and 'after' are used instead of combinations of 'over',
>> 'under', 'left' and 'right'. In addition, the 'outside' keyword is
>> defined.
>> It would be good to keep CSS and TTML aligned, as they have been in the
>> past.
> I think you should file that issue against TTML2.
> Its earliest working draft is two years later than the Candidate
> Recommendation of CSS Text Decoration Level 3.
>   https://www.w3.org/TR/2013/CR-css-text-decor-3-20130801/
>   https://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-ttml2-20150212/
> ~fantasai
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