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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:44:57 -0400
To: 馬場孝夫 <baba@bpsinc.jp>, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>
Cc: Jonathan Kew <jfkthame@gmail.com>, Koji Ishii <kojiishi@gmail.com>, Gérard Talbot <www-style@gtalbot.org>, W3C www-style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <560C65E9.5040105@inkedblade.net>
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.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 23:30:59 UTC

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