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Re: [css3-writing-modes] direction vs. writing mode in markup vs. style

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:13:13 -0700
Message-ID: <4CC600F9.7050704@inkedblade.net>
To: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
CC: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>, "public-i18n-bidi@w3.org" <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>
On 10/25/2010 05:59 AM, John Cowan wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 3:11 AM, fantasai<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>  wrote:
>
>>    (The 'direction' property does not actually belong in CSS: it exists
>>    in CSS in order to allow the HTML 'dir' attribute's functionality
>>    for raw XML documents. This use case probably should have been
>>    addressed with an xml:dir attribute rather than with CSS.)
>
> Hmm.  Do you want the XML Core WG to take up the idea?  We own the
> xml: namespace, and we aren't that busy these days.

That sounds like a good idea to me, although I'd probably check with
the i18nwg just to make sure they like the idea. :)

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 25 October 2010 22:13:48 GMT

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