[webkit-dev] Implement ruby-overhang

Glenn Adams glenn at skynav.com
Wed Apr 17 09:27:37 PDT 2013

On Wed, Apr 17, 2013 at 1:26 AM, Yuki Sekiguchi <
yuki.sekiguchi at access-company.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'd like to add support for ruby-overhang.
> The spec for this feature can be found here:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-ruby/#rubyover
> I'm working it at this bug
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=114678
> My concern is that this patch changes the default behavior of
> overhanging ruby text.
> CSS spec says that initial value is "none", but current behavior is like
> "auto".
> Firefox doesn't support this property.
> IE says it supports this property[1], but values don't match CSS spec,
> and the property doesn't affect layout.
> Any comments and suggestions are welcome.
> [1]:  http://msdn.microsoft.com/ja-jp/library/ie/ms531151(v=vs.85).aspx
> --
> Yuki Sekiguchi<Yuki.Sekiguchi at access-company.com>
> ACCESS Co., Ltd.

I see that the CSS Ruby draft is now almost two years old and that the CSS
Drafts page [1] indicates it is "Outdated and majorly [sic] undefined".
Have you checked with the author or the CSS WG to determine if this work is
moving forward as presently drafted? Have you checked with them on this
specific issue?

[1] http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/current-work
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