ISSUE-344: Wording of section 7.4.4 Cursive Scripts ⓒ

Wording of section 7.4.4 Cursive Scripts ⓒ

Raised by:
Richard Ishida
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7.4.4 Cursive Scripts

"Justification must not introduce gaps between visually-perceived letters of cursive scripts such as Arabic."

I guess that to be pedantic that ought to say 'between joined visually-perceived letters'.

"If it is able, the UA may translate space distributed to justification opportunities within a run of such visually-perceived letters into some form of cursive elongation for that run."

I don't really understand the meaning of "translate space distributed to justification opportunities". Is there a typo there?

"It otherwise must assume that no justification opportunity exists between any pair of visually-perceived letters in cursive script."

Again, I think this should refer to 'joined' letters only, since gaps produced by letters that don't join to the left appear to be a legitimate target for justification in some cases (in conjunction with inter-word spacing).

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  1. Re: I18N-ISSUE-344: Wording of section 7.4.4 Cursive Scripts [CSS3-text] (from on 2014-08-07)
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I think the text has been changed adequately to cover this issue. Recommend close.

Richard Ishida, 25 Jul 2014, 18:41:32

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