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Re: [css3-writing-modes] Editorial comments

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 18:06:17 -0700
Message-ID: <50172F89.9070901@inkedblade.net>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
CC: www-style@w3.org, www International <www-international@w3.org>
On 07/27/2012 02:50 AM, Richard Ishida wrote:
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-writing-modes/
> These are small editorial comments, so sending them on my own account.
> 2.1. Specifying Directionality: the ‘direction’ property
> [1] "The value of the ‘direction’ property on the root element is also propagated to the initial containing block and,
> together with the ‘writing-mode’ property, determines the document's principal writing mode. (See below.)"
> Shouldn't that be "blocks"?

No, there is only one initial containing block. :)

> 2.2. Embeddings and Overrides: the ‘unicode-bidi’ property
> [2] "Normally (i.e. when ‘unicode-bidi’ is ‘normal’) an inline element is transparent to the unicode bidi algorithm; content
> is ordered as if it were not there."
> The 'it' near the end is ambiguous. I assume it refers to the inline element. Maybe better to say that.

Changed s/it/the element boundaries/

> [3] "The final order of characters within in each bidi paragraph"
> remove 'in'


> 2.4. Box model for inline elements in bidirectional context
> [4] "bidirectional text can cause an inline boxes to be split and reordered within a line."
> boxes -> box



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