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

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 04:08:13 -0400
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
CC: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A592E245B36A8949BDB0A302B375FB4E0AA3634149@MAILR001.mail.lan>
This blog entry from IEBlog
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2009/05/29/the-css-corner-writing-mode.aspx

supports what fantasai said.


Regards,
Koji

-----Original Message-----
From: www-style-request@w3.org [mailto:www-style-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of fantasai
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2010 4:35 PM
To: John Daggett
Cc: www-style list
Subject: Re: [css3-writing-modes] horizontal-bt writing mode

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

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