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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.

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

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