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Re: [css-writing-modes][CSS21][css3-ui] defining 'cursor: auto' properly (Issue 48)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2014 13:05:46 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBtEntPVQ5v_4XsLnXCJ6kAk983T8pwv8-SRgMoGPGn6A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>, Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 11:44 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the spec should say it must be perpendicular to the baseline, as determined by the writing mode, and that transforms and any other properties that rotate the text, such as text along a path, may (should?) also rotate the cursor in order to maintain this perpendicularity.

Yeah, this sounds like a good way to word it. Gives you a guarantee of
the right general orientation for vertical/horizontal text, and gives
an option of following the text path more precisely.

~TJ
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