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Re: [CSSOM] does CaretPosition need a "before/after" hint?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 15:07:31 +1200
Message-ID: <BANLkTimmMJ3=j6etGNNVEmOQYAZgSit44w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>
Cc: Simon Montagu <smontagu@smontagu.org>, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Julie Parent <jparent@chromium.org>, Eric Seidel <eseidel@chromium.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 2:54 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 7:33 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 4:59 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org
>>> > wrote:
>>> As far as I understand it, split caret do need some sort of extra
>>> information to tell which one is primary, etc... but different from what you
>>> use.
>> OK, once again more information would be helpful :-).
> I'd love to learn more about how split cursor works myself because there
> doesn't seem to be much documentation on it.  I'm speculating / making
> educated-guesses based on my observations.

It seems that with the Mac split caret, one half shows where left-to-right
text would be inserted and the other half shows where right-to-left text
would be inserted. That can be calculated from the text, ignoring the
attachment flag. So it still seems not to be a problem.

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