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

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 02:04:57 +1100
Message-ID: <4CC44B19.7060201@css-class.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style@w3.org
John Daggett wrote:
> David Hyatt wrote:


>>> But if you add logical properties on top of these, the authoring
>>> model gets much more complicated for authors wanting to design
>>> layouts with vertical text.  
>> No, it gets more complicated for authors wanting to design DUAL
>> layouts.  Let's not confuse the two.
> Until all browsers in use support vertical text layout, authors designing
> layouts that use vertical text will need to consider the rendering in
> existing browsers.  So effectively, those authors will be designing
> dual layouts.
> Regards,
> John Daggett

I believe David is talking layouts with dual writing modes. With both 
horizontal and vertical text, and where the fall back from vertical 
sections are to horizontal.

Alan http://css-class.com/

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