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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:20:59 -0800
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <564378FB.6020507@inkedblade.net>
On 11/11/2015 09:12 AM, Brad Kemper wrote:
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>> On Nov 8, 2015, at 7:24 PM, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net> wrote:
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>>>> 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'.
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>> 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.
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> 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.

Well, not exactly. 'left' only means 'inline-start' in LTR languages. :)

~fantas
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