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Re: ACTION-18: vertical alignment values

From: Brad Kemper <brkemper@comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 08:13:37 -0700
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9B8EF33D-FF04-4459-AD28-5B6A673FF6E7@comcast.net>
To: Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>


On May 7, 2008, at 6:25 AM, Bert Bos wrote:

> 0) Re the name 'block-vertical-align'
>
> The word "vertical" is useful to remind one of the similar but  
> different 'vertical-align' property, but in the light of use in  
> vertical text, maybe it is nevertheless better to omit that word and  
> call the property 'block-align'?


'block-align' sounds like a corollary to 'text-align', that works with  
block-level elements instead of inline content, and would accept  
similar values (left, right, center). That is something I hope we will  
eventual be able to use, so I suggest using that term for vertical  
aligning.
Received on Wednesday, 7 May 2008 15:14:16 GMT

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