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Re: [css-align] Confusing Positional alignment values 'left' / 'right'

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:46:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+eQAbu9NFRtOGzJnny+Y8GLcqv8Z7=TXLDY2Bg9fsn_Kw@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: W3C Style <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 2:11 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
wrote:

> On 01/15/2015 08:44 AM, Glenn Adams wrote:
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>>     And why?
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>> i can see it being reasonable to say that "in the context of text
>> alignment, left (right) is interpreted as start (end) in
>> vertical writing modes" but i don't believe it reasonable to say that
>> "left means right" in a bidi horizontal writing mode
>>
>
> Which never happens. What are you talking about?


i'm speaking of the potential to interpret 'left' as 'start', which in the
case of a horizontal WM ltr block would mean 'right'; if this
interpretation is never admitted, then there is less of a problem than I
had suspected


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