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Re: [css-writing-modes] computed value for text-orientation: sideways or sideways-right

From: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2015 12:11:25 +0100
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, 馬場孝夫 <baba@bpsinc.jp>, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>, Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>, W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <560D14DD.2050708@gmail.com>
On 30/9/15 23:44, fantasai wrote:
> On 09/19/2015 08:17 PM, 馬場孝夫 wrote:
>> Sorry for late response, and thank you for clear explanation.
>>
>>> I am not strongly opposed either way. However, I think than
>>> symmetry between sideways-left and sideways-right is overstated.
>>> sideways right just affects glyph orientation, while sideways-left
>>> also affects the baseline orientation and line progression direction.
>>>
>>> So I have a preference for something like sideways and sideways-reverse
>>> over -left and -right.
>>
>> I've understood Florian's point, your opinion makes sense.
>>
>>
>>> Option A: it prints "sideways" and "sideways-right"
>>> Option B: it prints "sideways" and "sideways"
>>> Option C: it prints "sideways-right" and "sideways-right"
>>
>> So now I think both B and C are fine if there is no compatibility
>> problems.
>
> To close on this, the CSSWG resolved on B. This has now been
> edited into the ED.
>

And just to confirm, it's now implemented this way for Firefox 44, along 
with support for the 'sideways-rl' and 'sideways-lr' values of 
'writing-mode'.

JK
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