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

From: Koan-Sin Tan <koansin.tan@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:47:04 +0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTik=vC_MoMiL6a4KvfCUkNHern=-NTtp3Zh0UsGm@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
That might be useful while explaining palindrome.
An interesting example is this 29x29 Chinese one
http://dustysojourner.wordpress.com/palindrome/

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 3:34 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> 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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// koan-sin tan
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