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Re: [css3-writing-modes] a third option for implementing logical properties

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 15:39:14 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=zeBVmNb+sP3yDzt9WBtUJWu35-9=XsWrAH_+D@mail.gmail.com>
To: Takayuki Akimoto <taka-akimoto@thoton.co.jp>
Cc: hyatt@apple.com, howcome@opera.com, dbaron@dbaron.org, www-style@w3.org, kida@apple.com
On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 3:33 PM, Takayuki Akimoto
<taka-akimoto@thoton.co.jp> wrote:
> Hi.
>>I can't say I'm in love with the 'logical' keyword notation
> How about a 'rotate90', instead of the 'logical'?
> Since the keyword 'logical' is needed only by CJK authors
> who want to switch their horizontal-writing document to
> vertical and vice versa, rotating the axes by 90 degrees
> clockwise would be sufficient.

It's not just for CJK.  Hebrew, Arabic, or other RTL-language pages,
for example, have an equivalent need for logical directions.  (They
only need it for start/end, though.)

Received on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 22:40:07 UTC

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