Re: [css-writing-modes] new sideways-* values for writing-mode

On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 7:01 AM, fantasai <>

> On 08/11/2015 03:36 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> Regarding the 'sideways' value of text-orientation, this (AIUI) is the
>> same as the current draft's 'sideways-right', which is
>> already implemented in several browsers (with or without prefixes). As
>> such, would it be better to retain the 'sideways-right'
>> name, or perhaps to accept it as an alias of 'sideways', so as to avoid
>> breaking content that is already using that name?
> Yes, if we go that route and there's existing content with it,
> we should certainly require an alias here. (It can compute to
> the new value name.)


> A firm decision on the new design, as well as any guidance
>> on what to do with 'text-orientation: sideways-right', would be
>> very welcome. Thanks!
> If you can wait until the F2F, I think we'll have better ability
> to include people there--we'll have whiteboards and such, and
> jdaggett can call in when it's not 2am his time. :)
> In the meantime, your opinion on this matter would be appreciated.
> I think saying "everyone on the call was in agreement" is a bit
> optimistic: several people who spoke up were in agreement, but
> it's hard to tell what all the silent people thought.
> (We should also loop in the i18n folks.)

Note that I talked about this proposal happening in i18n conf call, so at
least people who attends calls are aware of this[1].



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