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

From: Edward O'Connor <eoconnor@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 02 May 2012 10:11:32 -0700
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>> We're pretty settled on start/end for the logical inline directions,
>> but most people aren't that thrilled with before/after for the logical
>> block directions. Someone suggested head/tail as an alternative. Would
>> that be clearer? Do we want to switch?
> 
> That is quite obscure, particularly for people who are not English speakers (and/or don't 'think' in English). -before/-after is (conceptually) much clearer to me and says exactly what is in the package.

Agreed.
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