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Re: [CSS3 Text Layout] working draft

From: Christopher Tom <cctom@hawaii.rr.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Jan 2007 19:07:17 -1000
Message-ID: <459DDD05.7000603@hawaii.rr.com>
To: www-style@w3.org

Thank you for the link.

My thoughts:
I feel that inline-direction-horizontal/inline-direction-vertical is 
better than direction/writing-mode.  It removes the need for a shorthand 
property (and associated redundancies).  It avoids the block progression 
direction/inline progression direction coupling problems of 
writing-mode.  It avoids the horizontal/vertical direction coupling 
problems of direction.  It's also more intuitive than the direction 
property imo.

The glyph orientation properties/property values seem more complex than 
necessary, but I'll take a closer look.  I feel that up/down/left/right 
is more intuitive for glyph orientation than specifying an angle.  For 
example, it doesn't require remembering whether 90 degrees is left or right.

Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Christopher Tom wrote:
>> I'm not familiar with Michel Suignard's documents, could you provide a 
>> reference?
> I assume it's <http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/CR-css3-text-20030514/>.
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