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Re: [css3-writing-modes] Keyword alternatives to "logical"

From: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 16:19:19 -0500
Cc: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, Hakon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Yasuo Kida <kida@apple.com>
Message-id: <9149F6D2-037B-4204-A201-1960B8D78E2E@apple.com>
To: MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>
On Oct 27, 2010, at 3:29 PM, MURAKAMI Shinyu wrote:

> 
>    margin-top:    [before|end|after|start]? <margin-width>
>    margin-right:  [before|end|after|start|outside|inside]? <margin-width>
>    margin-bottom: [before|end|after|start]? <margin-width>
>    margin-left:   [before|end|after|start|outside|inside]? <margin-width>
> 

I really don't like adding logical keywords to properties that have physical names.  That just doesn't make any sense.

The reason logical keywords work nicely with shorthands like "margin" or "border-style" is that no directionality was implied by the name of the property.

dave
Received on Wednesday, 27 October 2010 21:19:56 GMT

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