Re: [css-writing-modes] the caption-side keywords

On 08/26/2015 08:03 AM, Koji Ishii wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 8:55 AM, fantasai < <>> wrote:
>         [snip]
>         However, the spec says 'bottom' must be treated as 'block-start'.
>         This may cause problem.
>         It would be better 'bottom' treated as block-end?
>     This was done intentionally as error-handling, as Tab explains:
>     See also below...
>     I don't think this is good to change.
> What about leaving it undefined? While I understand what you and Tab want, with the current definition, "bottom" is "block-end
> if horizontal, or block-start if vertical" if we look from the logical implementation. Having such a special code path doesn't
> seem to worth the goal.
> Just checked IE, Blink, and WebKit, IE and Blink/WebKit already disagree. Gecko should also disagree given its side caption
> support. I think "undefined" is the appropriate definition in such case.
> Not interoperable among all major browsers should be good enough to prevent authors from using it, so I think your goal is
> still secured.

I don't think it makes sense to have undefined behavior for
something so simple. Either you support side-captions, and
you handle it that way, or you don't, and you treat it as
block-start. It's not hard.


Received on Wednesday, 26 August 2015 07:15:36 UTC