Requirements of Japanese Text Layout

The W3C Japanese Layout Task Force (JLTF) has a working draft of “Requirements of Japanese Text Layout” available at

It is an impressive body of work that the JLTF has been working on for a while. This is the current iteration of the document for which I went to a meeting in Tokyo last September, and I went to the W3C Technical Plenary in Mandelieu this week specifically for the JLTF meeting reviewing the working draft.

The task force is looking for feedback (to by 15 November 2008.