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Re: [css shapes] Status of our comment I18N-ISSUE-274 [I18N-ACTION-272]

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Jan 2014 17:38:21 +0000
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, www International <www-international@w3.org>
CC: "CSS WWW Style (www-style@w3.org)" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CEF2CC47.35A18%stearns@adobe.com>
On 12/6/13, 1:52 PM, "Alan Stearns" <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:

>On 12/6/13, 8:56 AM, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com> wrote:
>>Hello CSS,
>>We notice that CSS Shapes [1] is in Last Call. In July of this year we
>>raised an issue [2] related to bidirectionality and Shapes. In the course
>>of discussing it, it was suggested [3] that the addition of an "image"
>>value to "shape-outside" would address the need for rtlflip-awareness
>>(assuming rtlflip is a thing).
>>Can you update us on whether you think this sufficiently addresses the
>>issue of bidirectional image flipping? Also, whether a note indicating
>>the inheritance of flipping behavior might be useful in Section 6.1.
>Thanks for the reminder on this.
>A keyword to extract a shape from rendered content has been postponed to
>level 2. So that portion of how CSS Shapes handles flipping behavior is
>out of scope for this module level.
>But, we have updated shapes-from-image in two ways.
>First, shape-outside now takes an <image> value instead of a bare URL. So
>if the flipping switch is defined as an additional <image> value keyword,
>you can use that to specify a flipped shape.
>Second, a shape-from-image is sized and positioned as if it were a
>replaced element with the element’s used content-box size [1]. So if the
>flipping switch ends up as a separate property (like object-fit) then the
>flip will be handled there.
>So I believe the current draft handles the prospective flipping behavior
>for shape-outside, unless the flipping switch takes some form not noted
>Does this satisfy the I18N WG’s concerns?
>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css-shapes-1/#shapes-from-image

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