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Re: margin-inline-start and friends

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 14:06:53 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAGiw=kgibZxDU8NyNrC0P2yyJdYoGqryfBwEBZjO5ENw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 2:02 PM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org> wrote:
> Le 09/05/2013 22:29, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
>> No clue what the cascading story is.  I suspect, when we specify them,
>> we'll use the established aliasing rules - the logical properties will
>> be treated as shortcuts for the physical ones.  If we want them to
>> cascade as an alias, we'll need to base them on document knowledge,
>> but if we pursue some other strategy that lets them stick around until
>> computed-value time, we can use the writing-mode properties to direct
>> them.
>
> How would that work in the latter case, would we need to have a special
> initial value that means "use the other set of properties"?

Probably, yeah.

~TJ
Received on Thursday, 9 May 2013 21:07:39 UTC

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