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Re: image-orientation feature set and grammar tweaks

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2013 16:51:19 +0100
Message-ID: <52050FF7.7090909@exyr.org>
To: www-style@w3.org
Le 09/08/2013 04:27, fantasai a écrit :
> On 08/09/2013 08:02 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>
>> Hm, I thought that images were rotated along with text in vertical
>> writing modes, but it looks like this isn't true.  At least in Chrome,
>> images retain their original orientation regardless of writing mode.
>> In that case, yes, flipping horizontally is the right thing to do.
>
> If you think about the fact that content images tend to be pictures
> of objects, people, landscapes, or charts, it makes total sense. :)
>
> The kinds of images that are likely to respond to writing mode are
> the kinds of images that belong in CSS: backgrounds, list markers,
> border decorations, and the like.

Doesn’t 'image-rotation' also apply to CSS backgrounds, list markers, etc?

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Simon Sapin
Received on Friday, 9 August 2013 15:51:43 UTC

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