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Re: Web page layouts in different cultures - question from DIWG

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2005 21:22:22 +0200
Message-ID: <1742496175.20050922212222@w3.org>
To: "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: "'Bruno Girin'" <Bruno.Girin@cambista.com>, <www-international-request@w3.org>, <www-di@w3.org>, <www-international@w3.org>

On Thursday, September 22, 2005, 2:43:18 PM, Richard wrote:

>> Unfortunately neither HTML nor CSS support vertical layout.

RI> CSS3 will provide this.  Note also that some vertical text support is
RI> available using IE already (though I'm not recommending this be used until
RI> standards exist,

Richard - standards have existed for some years, as I am sure you are

RI>  you can see an example at
RI> http://people.w3.org/rishida/scripts/samples/japanese.html (select the
RI> direction in the right hand column). Note how the text does not fill the
RI> page vertically. )

 Chris Lilley                    mailto:chris@w3.org
 Chair, W3C SVG Working Group
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
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