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Re: [css3-ui][css3-writing-modes] logical directions for resize?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 10:58:44 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAREMHnU3hJGLigH4JNOqm5_scOHKt6Wqc+K4R=tb2SBw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 2:41 AM, Florian Rivoal <florianr@opera.com> wrote:
> The resize property is defined to take the following values:
> none | both | horizontal | vertical | inherit
>
> I was considering whether it would be a good idea to put something like this
> in UA stylesheets:
>
> textarea { resize:both }
> input { resize:horizontal }
>
> For textarea there's no problem, but for input, it would not do what you
> want in a page using a vertical
> writing mode.
>
> I propose that we replace horizontal and vertical by logical directions.

I'm fine with adding logical directions.  I'm also fine with removing
the physical directions, if it's possible to do so.

What names would we use?  We unfortunately don't have a snappy name
for the logical axises.  We use various terms - block/inline-axis,
row/column, others?

~TJ
Received on Friday, 27 July 2012 17:59:31 GMT

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