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Re: [css-writing-modes-3] Figure 6: rotated sideways and oriented upright

From: Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:17:16 -0400
To: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Cc: W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f1919137d107085335d2cbad4cbce129@gtalbot.org>
Le 2014-08-12 03:04, Glenn Adams a écrit :
> On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 12:58 AM, Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>
> wrote:
> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>> "Latin words can be rotated sideways, or each letter can be oriented
>> upright (...) Figure 6. Examples of Latin in vertical Japanese:"
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/css-writing-modes-3/#vertical-intro
>> 
>> I am a bit unsure...
>> 
>> In the example of Figure 6,
>> 1) am I correct when thinking that the word Virus is "oriented 
>> upright"?
>> 2) am I correct when thinking that DNA and RNA abbreviations are 
>> "rotated
>> sideways"?
> 
> 
> just the opposite
> 
> 

Glenn,

Thank you for your quick reply. You are correct.

Figure 13 (in section 5.1)

http://www.w3.org/TR/css-writing-modes-3/#fig-text-orientation

makes this clear.

Gérard

>> 
>> 
>> Gérard
>> 
>> 
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