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Re: [css3-writing-modes] Proposal to unprefix writing mode keywords for width property

From: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2012 15:32:49 +1000
Message-ID: <5014CB01.7080505@css-class.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On 26/07/2012 9:11 AM, fantasai wrote:
> On 07/25/2012 03:39 PM, Elliott Sprehn wrote:
>> Now that both Webkit and Gecko have implementations of min-content,
>> max-content, fill-available and fit-content for width (and
>> neither for height), I propose we unprefix the keywords for width.
>>
>> Note: Gecko unfortunately implemented an older spec as -moz-available
>> instead of -moz-fill-available, so unprefixing should
>> also bring both Gecko and Webkit into alignment.
>>
>> Does anyone have any objections?
>
> Yes. The behavior of 'width' is that of the 'height' property in vertical
> writing modes, so until that's also implemented and interoperable, I don't
> think it's a good idea to remove the prefixes. In particular, behavior for
> 'fill-available' has been requested to change in the logical height
> dimension,
> and that's not even specced yet.
>
> Note that while Gecko doesn't implement vertical text, Webkit does.
>
> ~fantasai

WebKit does implement vertical writing mode but a test (Safari 5.1.7 and 
Chrome 20) with Kanji shows the glyphs are also rotated. The after side 
(baseline) is towards the logical left instead of the logical bottom.



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Alan Gresley
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Received on Sunday, 29 July 2012 05:33:23 GMT

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