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

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 May 2010 23:08:20 -0700
Message-ID: <u2wdd0fbad1005052308wcf332cf1p3910c7548222d3f3@mail.gmail.com>
To: MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 8:36 PM, MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp> wrote:
>> > CSS Text Layout Module Level 3
>> > http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-text-layout/
>
> The issue about 'block-flow' value tb/rl/lr/bt, it says:
> "Would downward/leftward/rightward/upward be better value names?"
>
> I think tb/rl/lr/bt should not be changed. These are consistent with
> the shorthand property 'writing-mode' value lr-tb, tb-rl, etc.
> Note that the 'writing-mode' is not only used in CSS but also in
> other W3C specs, XSL-FO and SVG, we should not change the its values.
>
> 2nd reason: In Japanese, the terms "左横書き" (hidari-yoko-gaki =
> left-horizontal-writing) and "右縦書き" (migi-tate-gaki =
> right-vertical-writing) etc. are used. Here "right-" means right-to-left
> but the term "rightward" is easily confused with it, at least for Japanese
> like me :-)

I like the tb/rl/etc as well, simply because it's really easy for me
to see exactly how it works that way.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 6 May 2010 06:09:13 GMT

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