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Re: [css3-text-layout] New editor's draft - margin-before/after/start/end etc.

From: Zack Weinberg <zweinberg@mozilla.com>
Date: Sun, 30 May 2010 13:36:52 -0700
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>, HĂ„konWiumLie <howcome@opera.com>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100530133652.588b4364@moxana.local>
Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> On May 29, 2010, at 6:33 PM, Zack Weinberg wrote:
> > Specifically, style sheets must cope with _on the fly user
> > override_ of writing direction; thus any approach depending on
> > document annotations cannot do the right thing in all cases.  
> Isn't it pretty critical to know how the writing direction is being
> changed?

From what Murata-san said downthread, it sounds like it is being
changed from _inside_ the style system, by overriding writing-mode in a
user style sheet, or something like that.

Which means that selectors may need to observe computed styles, which
is awkward, but perhaps not out of the question (as long as there is no
circular dependence).

Received on Sunday, 30 May 2010 20:37:27 UTC

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