Re: CSS Printing Extensions - W3C Working Draft 26-June-97
On Jul 23, 6:33pm, Rob McDougall wrote:
> I have one quick question/comment about this document. With respect to
> page break properties, the possible values include left/right. Why were
> these chosen over front/back? My feeling is that left/right is a little
> ambiguous while front/back is a bit more intuitive and less ambiguous.
> I expect that some thought went into the wording, so I was interested in
> what the reasoning behind this decision was.
The front page might be a left page or a right page, depending on writing
direction. However a left page is always a left page, and has the binding on
it's right edge, regardless of language.
Chris Lilley, W3C [ http://www.w3.org/ ]
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