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[Bug 14482] The DOM interface for the INPUT element have the properties 'selectionStart' and 'selectionEnd'. The opposite of the word 'start' is the word 'stop'. The opposite of the word 'begin' is the word 'end'. But the standard mixes the word 'start' with the word

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Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> 2011-10-17 22:21:07 UTC ---
Incorrect.  "start" and "end" are legitimate opposites.  For example, one talks
of the "start" of a race and the "end" of a race.

As well, "start" and "end" have been long established as opposite directions in
the inline axis in CSS and other APIs.

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