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Old 12-18-2010, 08:14 AM   #3
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I see you are using <ruby>, which, from what I can tell of the specs, is not a required component, so there is no guarantee that it is supported by a reader (and I'd guess it will be unsupported by most readers).
I used <ruby> because I assumed that the ePub standard would support it for Japanese texts.

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maybe you can the same using <span class="ruby">, <span class="rb">, etc.
Thanks for the idea. I'll give it a try.

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The main drawback I see is that you have to translate word by word, which is seldom appropriate.
I'm aware of the drawbacks, but I found interlinear texts occasionally more helpful than translations of whole sentences.

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I really don't see any way to make it look right with current ePUB spec and readers...
Thanks for confirming my suspicions.
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