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

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010 20:10:18 -0400
To: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
CC: MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>, Hakon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Yasuo Kida <kida@apple.com>
Message-ID: <A592E245B36A8949BDB0A302B375FB4E0AA36342D7@MAILR001.mail.lan>
> > I don't understand why 'of-block' would mean that the margins given
> > are in before-end-after-start order rather than top-right-bottom-left.
> 
> When the text in a block is rotated or flipped by writing-mode or direction property,
> "before" side is "top of block", so I thought "margin top of block 1em" can be meaningful
> in English.

It may be a little more understandable if you look at picture at:
http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-writing-modes/#text-flow


In the first picture, "top of block" is top side, while in the last picture, "top of block" is right side.

Does this work?


Regards,
Koji
Received on Thursday, 28 October 2010 00:08:11 GMT

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