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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-page-float] float property syntax

From: Johannes Wilm via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:12:42 +0000
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@MurakamiShinyu As for the floating "right left" -- is this meant as only being used in vertical text? If so, then this may indeed work as an equivalent of "top bottom". 

But if the idea is to make text that is going in the horizontal direction float vertically and horizontally in the same way, then this may not make so much sense. 

If we think of English language text, it is fairly easy to establish wehther the text is closer to the top or the bottom and as it moves through the page, there will usually only be one point where it changes.

If, on the other hand, we look at the lefr-right axis, it is changing wiuthin every line. The flaot anchor will be in a rather random posiiton on this axis initially and the placement of the page float will likely move it again. So whether the float ends up on the right or the left side will appaer completely random to the end user.

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