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Re: background-position and bidi in CSS 2.1

From: Simon Montagu <smontagu@smontagu.org>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2008 02:29:38 -0800
Message-ID: <4944E012.9000909@smontagu.org>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>

Daniel Glazman wrote:
> Simon Montagu wrote:
>> Typo fix: "left-to-right"
>> The first "right-to-left" should be "left-to-right".
> Thanks for you sharp vision Simon. As an i18n expert and a
> rtl prose writer, what do you think of the proposed changes ?

I support them :) I would support parallel changes to most other 
properties that can have "left" and "right" values too, e.g. 
page-break-before and -after, and text-align (which would mean that the 
current rather clumsy text for the initial value "a nameless value that 
acts as 'left' if 'direction' is 'ltr', 'right' if 'direction' is 'rtl'" 
could just be replaced by "start"); and also for the margin, border and 
padding properties where "left" and "right" are part of the property 
name. (FWIW, Gecko currently supports these with a vendor prefix, e.g. 
-moz-margin-start etc).
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