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Re: image-orientation feature set and grammar tweaks

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 2013 09:14:21 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCuZ044tRsfDTnpP1nRLRyZK7YtTzRSXyLjRJS+uATLng@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Aug 9, 2013 8:52 AM, "Simon Sapin" <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
>
> 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?

No, it only applies to replaced elements.

~TJ
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