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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 15:21:17 -0700
Message-ID: <4E09025D.8040804@inkedblade.net>
To: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
CC: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gluesoft.co.jp>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On 06/27/2011 11:08 AM, Sylvain Galineau wrote:
>
> [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.

Ok, I added a note these values are from the 2003 CSS3 Text CR, too:
   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-writing-modes/#svg-writing-mode

Is that sufficient, or did you want something else?

~fantasai
Received on Monday, 27 June 2011 22:21:49 GMT

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