ISSUE-273: Vertical text requirements

Vertical text requirements

State:
CLOSED
Product:
klreq
Raised by:
Richard Ishida
Opened on:
2013-05-23
Description:
Reported by: Nat McCully


When I wrote the mojikumi engine in InDesign, and we did some research into what Korean required, we found several things:

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4) Vertical text being so prominent in the spec is a bit odd to me, given almost no examples in modern publishing that I have seen, at least. Interesting, though -- I liked looking through the vertical newspaper examples for similarities with Japanese typographic practices. Most modern text seems to have been infected with Word's Latin-centric approach. This is why I would really like experts to weigh in on what we should make the software do, rather than simply follow our bad first attempts!
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  1. I18N-ISSUE-273: Vertical text requirements [klreq] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2013-05-23)

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Moved to https://github.com/w3c/klreq/issues

Richard Ishida, 16 Sep 2015, 08:14:59

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