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

From: Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2015 11:27:23 +0900
Message-ID: <CAN9ydbWVvD8o68YJ2QksvKMp_f7yLF6YpvN=Gz8VVBp27zZz7g@mail.gmail.com>
To: 馬場孝夫 <baba@bpsinc.jp>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>, Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>, W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 10:49 AM, 馬場孝夫 <baba@bpsinc.jp> wrote:

> Hi Jonathan, Gerard, fantasai.
>
> # This is my first time to sending www-style. Nice to e-meet you.
> # I'm Baba, a colleague of Hiroshi (skk@bpsinc.jp).
>
> I roughly agree to Gerard.
>
> In my opinion 'text-orientation: sideways-left' might be needed in the
> future,
> because of the following reason:
>
> Since an inline box which has a different 'writing-mode' property to its
> parent
> becomes inline-block, it is impossible to align original baseline between
> clockwise-rotated texts and counter-clockwise-rotated texts. Mostly this
> is not
> required because mixing them in a same line is rare, but is possibly
> needed in
> the future. So we propose to disuccuss it in future level.
>

I don't think we'd have any troubles if we make 'sideways' as the canonical
computed value, and in future we want to add 'sideways-left', so it doesn't
look relevant to me. What's the problem for you?

/koji
Received on Friday, 18 September 2015 02:28:12 UTC

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