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Re: [css3-flexbox] getting multiline flexbox back into the spec

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 10:47:08 -0700
Message-ID: <4E32F21C.5080905@inkedblade.net>
To: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
CC: Andrew Fedoniouk <andrew.fedoniouk@live.com>, www-style@w3.org
On 07/28/2011 10:18 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
>> -----Original Message----- From: fantasai Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 2:25 PM To: www-style@w3.org Subject: Re:
>> [css3-flexbox] getting multiline flexbox back into the spec
>> On 07/26/2011 08:09 PM, Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
>>> We should ask people who use ttb writings what kind of meaning they
>>> assign to 'row' and 'column' terms. I suspect that 'row' is still something
>>> that is horizontally oriented. As 'column' is something vertical no matter what.
>> This shift needs to happen for tables anyway, so we might as
>> well take advantage of that and make the terms consistent
>> throughout.
> In tables <tr> is a row no matter what. Are you saying
> that <tr> (table row) may go in "column direction" ?

<tr> represents a row in the inline dimension, which in a vertically-typeset
document would be vertical rather than horizontal.

This is perfectly normal behavior for vertical writing systems.

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