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[whatwg] getSelection().modify() in vertical writing modes

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 11:40:36 +1000
Message-ID: <BANLkTikvKNavkMpRrF2QxGv11eNJsuENUg@mail.gmail.com>
I'm sorry, I probably misunderstood. I saw the discussion about "left"
and "right" and vertical writing mode.
"forward" and "backward" seem appropriate then, I guess. Disregard me. :-)

Silvia.

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 11:37 AM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
> I'm not sure how that relates to this discussion then.
> - Ryosuke
>
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 6:14 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer
>> > <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> In WebVTT we used "start" and "end" instead of "left" and "right".
>> >> Might that help?
>> >
>> > Isn't 'start' and 'end' more analogous to 'forward' and 'backward'?
>> > ?They're
>> > logical movement, right?
>>
>> "start" and "end" are "positions", not movement. You start at the
>> start and you stop and the end. "forward" and "backward" are your
>> movements.
>>
>> Silvia.
>
>
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