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Re: [css3-text-layout] New editor's draft - margin-before/after/start/end etc.

From: MURATA Makoto (FAMILY Given) <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2010 16:19:54 +0900
To: <www-style@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20100604161954.957D.B794FC04@asahi-net.or.jp>
> Idea is pretty easy. This
> 
> <body dir="ttb">  ... </body>

I do not understand.  Are you proposing to change HTML so that "ttb" is
allowed as a permissible value?

HTML4.01 does not allow dir="ttb"
http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/dirlang.html#h-8.2

HTML5 does not either.
http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#the-dir-attribute

I think that the design of HTML4.01 and HTML5 is sensible.  
"ttb" is a style issue, while "rtl" is a content issue.  In other 
words, you cannot change the dir attribute from "rtl" to "ltr" without 
messing up the document, but changing from vertical writing to
horizontal writing is very often possible.

Cheers,
Makoto
Received on Friday, 4 June 2010 07:20:31 GMT

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