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Re: [CSSOM] does CaretPosition need a "before/after" hint?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 14:33:55 +1200
Message-ID: <BANLkTins+AddnUA6F=ucT-930qb9H7KX8g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>
Cc: Simon Montagu <smontagu@smontagu.org>, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Julie Parent <jparent@chromium.org>, Eric Seidel <eseidel@chromium.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 4:59 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 5:29 AM, Simon Montagu <smontagu@smontagu.org>wrote:
>>
>>> When the logical position of the caret could translate to more than one
>>> visual position, the caret is split into a left-to-right caret and
>>> right-to-left caret, one in each position. See attachment.
>>>
>>
>> OK, that's interesting. That's fine and has no bearing on the proposal to
>> add an attachment flag to CaretPosition. If platform-specific caret drawing
>> code doesn't need the attachment flag, just ignore it.
>
>
> As far as I understand it, split caret do need some sort of extra
> information to tell which one is primary, etc... but different from what you
> use.
>

OK, once again more information would be helpful :-).

Rob
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