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Re: example of vertical and horizontal layout of Japanese

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 15:41:05 +0200
Message-ID: <19470.18545.304264.686732@gargle.gargle.HOWL>
To: "MURATA Makoto (FAMILY Given)" <eb2m-mrt@asahi-net.or.jp>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Also sprach MURATA Makoto (FAMILY Given):

 > I have seen a multi-"column" layout by an EPUB viewer, which is 
 > developed by an American company.  They use 
 > column-count, column-width (probably intereted as "rwo-height"), 
 > column-gap, and column-rule.  Even if css3-multicol does not cover 
 > vertical writing, it is not difficult to interpret it for vertical writing.  
 > Is this an abuse?

Certainly not. Care has been taken to ensure that the multicol spec is
neutral wrt. writing direction. Please let me know if you find
something that makes the spec less useful for vertical writing.

  http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-multicol

Cheers,

-h&kon
              Håkon Wium Lie                          CTO °þe®ª
howcome@opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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