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Re: [css3-ruby] [css3-text] Position values and before/after definitions in LR vertical writing mode

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 11:44:49 -0700
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To: Ishii Koji <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Cc: Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 11:39 AM, Ishii Koji <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp> wrote:
> The issue is that, in Mongolian, block progression does not match to the baseline.
>
> In that case, margin-before is left, but "before" value of ruby position should be right because it's based on baseline, not on block progression.
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> I agree with fantasai that we should come up with a new pair of words that indicates directions against baseline. And I would vote "over/under" than "above/below", as the consistency with the underline makes sense to me.

Agreed; over/under sounds great.

~TJ
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