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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: Fri, 3 Feb 2017 16:10:30 -0800
Message-ID: <CAF_7JxC=peNbaHLoKoCvxNs5Fain0cOfHZ6QNMTJrO6Y33iHtg@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: Momdo Nakamura <xmomdo@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Hi fantasai,

> The key thing to realize is that the "before" side and the "over" side do not
> coincide in Mongolian writing. See https://www.w3.org/TR/css-writing-modes-3/#text-flow

I have filed https://github.com/w3c/ttml2/issues/240

> Haven't gotten any use-case-backed requests yet, though.

Can you provide (privately if you prefer) what the WG considers a
"use-case-backed request"?

Thanks,

-- Pierre

On Fri, Feb 3, 2017 at 4:03 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 02/03/2017 10:58 AM, Pierre-Anthony Lemieux wrote:
>>
>> Hi fantasai,
>>
>> Thanks for the feedback!
>>
>>> 'over' and 'under' also take into account the 'writing-mode', except they
>>> do so in a way that handles Mongolian better.
>>
>>
>> Ok. I can file an issue against TTML2. Any additional detail on
>> "handles Mongolian better"? [ed.: I am not a Mongolian expert]
>
>
> The key thing to realize is that the "before" side and the "over" side do
> not coincide in Mongolian writing.
> See https://www.w3.org/TR/css-writing-modes-3/#text-flow
>
>>> The case of "only two lines" isn't really a significant consideration in
>>> CSS-based documents. :)
>>
>>
>> Unless the document to which CSS is applied is contains captions
>> and/or subtitles, right? Wouldn't that be the case for WebVTT or TTML
>> when rendered on the web platform?
>
>
> If there's a demand for it on the CSS side, seems entirely reasonable to add
> it.
> Haven't gotten any use-case-backed requests yet, though.
>
> ~fantasai
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