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Re: [css3-writing-modes] before/after terminology alternative? - FO and CSS names

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 08:36:07 +0200
Message-ID: <507668D7.3050306@kozea.fr>
To: liam@w3.org
CC: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "public-i18n-cjk@w3.org" <public-i18n-cjk@w3.org>
Le 11/10/2012 04:40, Liam R E Quin a écrit :
> The terms start/end/before/after are pretty useless, because it's not
> clear which is which.

I’ve only followed this thread from a distance, but the same applies 
(for me) to most proposals so far.

> Terms like block-before and inline-after might be
> really clear.

I don’t know if we had this proposal before, but I like it! The keywords 
are a bit longer, but I think that the clarity is really needed.

> The primary goal should be coming up with clear and usable
> property names and values. But it would also be helpful to avoid
> overloading terms that are already in use in the same technical field,
> where that's possible.

Simon Sapin
Received on Thursday, 11 October 2012 06:36:43 UTC

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