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RE: [css3-background] Issues open for feedback

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 15:44:54 -0700
To: Christoph Päper <christoph.paeper@crissov.de>, CSS 3 W3C Group <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <DBCD4020258D924A9887739500CF8E59988BE88063@NA-EXMSG-C125.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
>> Sylvain suggests 'block-direction' as an alternative.
>
>That one is worse, I think, because the property is not about the
>direction of the block it is applied to, but the direction of its
>contents. While you could try to misunderstand the alternatives
>'block-progression' and 'block-flow' the same way you actually
>cannot, because direction is something a single block can have,
>whereas flow and progression imply more than one item. (Or do I have
>it backwards and it should be 'line-progression'?)
Alex Mogilevsky separately pointed out that block-direction would be hard to tell apart from the existing direction property and as such, confusing. On those grounds, I agree it is worse. I'm OK with block-progression.
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