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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2010 22:33:21 -0700
Message-ID: <4CAAB8A1.3020807@inkedblade.net>
To: Ishii Koji <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
CC: Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, 'WWW International' <www-international@w3.org>, "btmnk0825@gmail.com" <btmnk0825@gmail.com>
On 10/04/2010 06:24 PM, Ishii Koji wrote:
> Hi Steve, just "Koji" is fine :)
> 
> Thank you for the reply. Yes, your understanding is exactly
> the same as mine, I'm glad to see that.
> 
> As you said, if we understand Mongolian as "counter-clockwise
> rotated RTL", you're right that "under" goes right. If we
> understand this as "left-to-right block progression with
> baseline rotated clockwise", "under" goes left. My understanding
> right now is later, but I also agree that we need more
> information to make further decisions.
> 
> I'll investigate further and will be back to you.

While the origins of Mongolian are from an RTL script,
in Unicode it is an LTR script, essentially rotated 180deg
from its historical origins.

~fantasai
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