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Re: [css3-writing-modes] transcript of text orientation discussion

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 12:59:04 -0400
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+dNa8vqT9Ybx2hyF717ivcu+ix2jfcpp-NYMzZksadsJQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 7:21 PM, John Daggett <jdaggett@mozilla.com> wrote:

>
> [jdaggett]
> Right, but I just don't see the need, bidi has nesting behavior does it
> not?
>

I would expect that the resolution of text orientation should be nestable in
a manner similar to bidi nesting.


> [stevez]
> And there's one final one, which is I don't think shaped scripts should
> ever be upright.
>

Mongolian script is shaped and upright (vertical), if I understand Steve's
comment correctly. One may also embed (rotated) Arabic script in Mongolian
(and vice versa).
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