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Re: [css3-writing-modes] before/after terminology alternative?

From: Liam R E Quin <liam@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2012 20:04:02 -0400
To: MURAKAMI Shinyu <murakami@antenna.co.jp>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <1338941042.18029.22.camel@localhost.localdomain>
On Fri, 2012-06-01 at 22:55 +0900, MURAKAMI Shinyu wrote:
> In JLREQ, head/foot mean basically physical top/bottom 

This is true also in Western print typography. The head, foot, spine and
fore-edge of a book do not change if a page is printed in a different
writing mode ;-)

It's difficult to come up with good terminology, though.


Liam Quin - XML Activity Lead, W3C, http://www.w3.org/People/Quin/
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