[webkit-dev] Ruby design document

David Hyatt hyatt at apple.com
Wed Jun 3 15:43:04 PDT 2009

On Jun 3, 2009, at 4:59 PM, Roland Steiner wrote:

> Hi Peter,
> You're right, that was an oversight, I added the reference to the  
> introduction part, and highlighted the differences as you mentioned.
> My current implementation aims to be forward-compatible with both  
> HTML5 and CSS3, which seems to be rather straightforward from the  
> pure object model. It allows for several runs as per the HTML5 spec,  
> and some variations in the positioning as per the CSS3 spec. I'm not  
> currently implementing CSS3 complex ruby, line stacking or ruby  
> overhang.

It seems like the design could be simplified considerably if we just  
say we're not going to do complex ruby.  Given that it's not in HTML5  
and that IE doesn't do it, is complex ruby something we even want to  
worry about?

(hyatt at apple.com)

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