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Monthly Archives: August 2022


Updated article: Normalization in HTML and CSS

The article Normalization in HTML and CSS was largely rewritten. It now describes the various normalization forms, and clarifies that W3C doesn’t require all content to be strictly NFC-normalized. It also warns about the dangers of blindly normalizing content to a particular normalization form (unless performing a match/sort procedure).

Translators are invited to update the translations in German, Spanish, French, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, and Ukrainian.

Updated article: Styling vertical Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Mongolian text

The article Styling vertical Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Mongolian text has been updated in the following ways:

  1. The sections Sideways values of writing-mode and The sideways value of text-orientation have been rewritten to replace content with more up-to-date and accurate information.
  2. Browser support information has been overhauled and brought up to date.
  3. In-page live code has been added to show how each feature behaves in your browser.

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New article: Ruby Styling

The article Ruby Styling provides guidance for content authors on CSS features available for styling ruby text in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Mongolian. It is a companion article to Ruby Markup. It includes information about what is and isn’t currently supported in major browsers.

Translators are invited to provide translations.

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