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Re: [css-writing-modes] text-orientation: sideways-left

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:52:05 +0900
Message-ID: <CAN9ydbXXAYiLb_tnJAoEapQURZ40aASvrKNd8c03Kded+F7Nbw@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>, smontagu@smontagu.org, Gérard Talbot <css21testsuite@gtalbot.org>
The problem of leaving it as at-risk is that another shorter value,
"sideways", has a dependency on the at-risk value, and thus is a
possible source of an interoperability problem.

I prefer deferring earlier than later. Doing so saves test costs as well.

/koji

On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 2:56 PM, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> On 01/13/2015 05:25 AM, Koji Ishii wrote:
>>
>> I'm not sure saving typing of that 5 keystrokes for non-vertical writing
>> in vertical flow is so much more important than for
>> not saving 6 keystrokes for Mongolians, but we can defer that discussion
>> to Level 4 too, so I'm good with what you said.
>>
>> So the revised proposal is: defer both 'sideways' and 'sideways-left' to
>> Level 4.
>>
>> Please let us know if any.
>
>
> My preference would be to markt it at-risk. It's not critical for
> East Asian typesetting, but it's necessary for certain fairly common
> non-East-Asian uses of vertical text such as side captions on the left.
> If we don't have enough implementations and it's blocking PR, we drop
> it. Otherwise, if it's not blocking, it stays.
>
> ~fantasai
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