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Re: [css3-writing-modes] direction vs. writing mode in markup vs. style

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 08:59:21 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=kz+GAtg5j=QJwP5KDkvZjvQUVn_LMQoNehc55@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 3:11 AM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:

>   (The 'direction' property does not actually belong in CSS: it exists
>   in CSS in order to allow the HTML 'dir' attribute's functionality
>   for raw XML documents. This use case probably should have been
>   addressed with an xml:dir attribute rather than with CSS.)

Hmm.  Do you want the XML Core WG to take up the idea?  We own the
xml: namespace, and we aren't that busy these days.
Received on Monday, 25 October 2010 13:00:39 UTC

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