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RE: [css3-writing-modes] a third option for implementing logical properties

From: Alex Mogilevsky <alexmog@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Oct 2010 20:14:43 +0000
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D51C9E849DDD0D4EA38C2E539856928411CB3625@TK5EX14MBXC218.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
As far computation order, computing 'direction' first wouldn't be an issue in IE either. There are already properties that are stored internally as logical values, so dependency on direction is not a new concept.


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From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of L. David Baron
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 12:36 PM

(Getting this reduction in complexity might somewhat limit implementation approaches, since it requires computing 'direction'
before cascading any properties with logical/physical pairs.  I think that's not a problem in Gecko, so this approach would simplify our implementation of logical properties significantly.  I'd be interested to hear if it would help in other implementations.)

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