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

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2005 18:31:49 +0100
To: "'Chris Lilley'" <chris@w3.org>
Cc: "'Bruno Girin'" <Bruno.Girin@cambista.com>, <www-international-request@w3.org>, <www-di@w3.org>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20050924173154.A47064EED7@homer.w3.org>

> From: Chris Lilley [mailto:chris@w3.org] 
> Sent: 22 September 2005 20:22

> RI> CSS3 will provide this.  Note also that some vertical 
> text support 
> RI> is available using IE already (though I'm not 
> recommending this be 
> RI> used until standards exist,
> 
> 
> Richard - standards have existed for some years, as I am sure 
> you are aware.

Yes.  I was talking about (X)HTML.  Vertical text support in CSS for that is
still in Working Draft, and the CSS work has already significantly diverged
from the early IE implementations in some areas, so I'm just issuing a
'standard' warning.

RI


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> -----Original Message-----
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: 'Bruno Girin'; www-international-request@w3.org; 
> www-di@w3.org; www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Web page layouts in different cultures - 
> question from DIWG
> 
> On Thursday, September 22, 2005, 2:43:18 PM, Richard wrote:
> 
> 
> >> Unfortunately neither HTML nor CSS support vertical layout.
> 
> 
> RI>  you can see an example at
> RI> 
> http://people.w3.org/rishida/scripts/samples/japanese.html (select 
> RI> the direction in the right hand column). Note how the 
> text does not 
> RI> fill the 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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