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RE: [css3-writing-modes] The writing-mode property: existing implementations and naming

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 18:08:21 +0000
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3C4041FF83E1E04A986B6DC50F0178290B518B@TK5EX14MBXC297.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>

[fantasai:]
> 
> On 06/26/2011 08:08 PM, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
> >
> > There is a fair amount of content that uses IE's implementation but
> > since the property's values are different I would expect such content
> > to render as it does now in all browsers. Still, this is rather
> > confusing for those authors who care (many of whom may have used
> > writing-mode in IE) so it may be another case where we deprecate the
> existing property.
> >
> > Last, SVG 1.1 defines a writing-mode property. How does
> > css3-writing-modes intend to deal with it ?
> 
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-writing-modes/#svg-writing-mode
> 

Check. Embarassingly, I missed that. Given existing implementations of the older writing-mode
definition of CSS3 Text, it may be helpful to do the same for the latter.
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