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

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 08:17:00 -0700
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It's for when CSS is used to style text that will be painted onto streets, american-style:


Ahead
School
Down
Slow

(This is an important growth area for CSS, I am sure)

:-)


On Oct 25, 2010, at 0:05 , 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
> 
> John Daggett
> 

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Monday, 25 October 2010 15:17:34 GMT

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