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Re: [css-logical-properties] the 'inline-{start,end}' values for 'float' and 'clear'

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:12:15 -0800
Cc: Johannes Wilm <johannes@fiduswriter.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Rossen Atanassov <ratan@microsoft.com>, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>, "Elika J. Etemad" <fantasai@inkedblade.net>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
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To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>

> On Nov 8, 2015, at 7:24 PM, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:
> 
>>> As already stated, I agree that we should probably move all floats to this spec.
>> 
>> Yes, I agree too. The details from 2.1 should be revised to include the 'start' and 'end' values for inline floats. Or that 'left' always means 'inline-start'.
> 
> inline-start and (line-)left are different. both mean left in english, both mean top in vertical japanese, but in horizontal arabic, left means left, while inline-start means right.

Yes, I absolutely understand that. I was just trying to keep my comment short. I said ‘left’ always means ‘inline-start’, because even in Japanese that is what ‘left’ means, correct? I didn’t mean to imply that the reverse was true.
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