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New tests: Line breaks in CSS3 Text

Several sets of tests are now available related to line breaks, word breaks and hyphenation in CSS3 Text and Unicode Standard Annex #14 (Line Breaking Properties). Some of the tests are rewrites of previous tests in the Internationalization Activity test suite. There are also many new tests.

See the main i18n test page for list of tests and results for major browsers. The tests are also published in the i18n-css3-text test suite in the W3C Test Harness.

New tests: White space in CSS3

The previous set of tests in the Internationalization Activity test suite looking at white space handling for various non-Latin scripts has been rewritten and published today. The new tests are based on behavior described in the CSS3 Text Module. These tests explore, in particular, how browsers render text in Asian and South-East Asian scripts when white space appears at the end or beginning of a line in the source text.

A list of tests and a snapshot of results for major browsers is available. The tests are also published in the i18n-css3-text test suite in the W3C Test Harness.

The results page is the latest to be adapted so that the results shown are automatically pulled from the W3C Test Harness database when the page is displayed. This functionality has now been extended to all test results pages using the new format.

New translation into German

This article was translated into German thanks to Kamila Ścisłowicz (Tłumaczenia niemiecki).

New translation into Swedish

This article was translated into Swedish thanks to Olle Olsson.


Speaking Proposals for FEISGILLT event open until August 14, don’t delay!

The deadline for submissions to speak at the FEISGILLT event has been extended to 14 August.

In various tracks, this event brings the communities involved in ITS 2.0 and XLIFF 2.0 closer together. Experts from the language services industry, from language technology, and from the Web community at large will discuss the role of these upcoming standards and help to shape their interplay. The ITS 2.0 track is supported by the W3C MultilingualWeb-LT Working Group and by the MultilingualWeb community at large.

If you want to speak at the event, submit a proposal as soon as possible.

This event will be held in Seattle, USA, as part of the Localization World Conference. In order to participate, you must register. Participants in W3C working groups will receive a 20% discount for attending the FEISGILLT event. For more information, see the FEISGILLT Call for Participation.

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