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Re: [css3-writing-modes] horizontal-bt writing mode

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 00:34:41 -0700
Message-ID: <4CC53311.5090002@inkedblade.net>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 10/25/2010 12:05 AM, John Daggett wrote:
> Looking over the current CSS3 Writing Modes spec, I'm puzzling over what
> writing-mode 'horizontal-bt' is needed for?  It's defined as:
>
>    "Bottom-to-top block flow. The writing mode is horizontal."
>
> What's the script that requires this?  Or is it just there for
> completeness?
>
>    http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-writing-modes/#writing-mode

It's just there for completeness. MS requested that such a mode
exist since they implement it (for completeness, and because
given all the other modes, they thought it was easy).

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 25 October 2010 07:35:25 GMT

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