Re: CSS3, Unicode BIDI, and Vertical Text Layout

From: Jonathan Coxhead (
Date: Wed Oct 20 2004 - 15:36:18 CST

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        Jony Rosenne wrote:

    > In my understanding, there is no interaction between bidi and vertical text.
    > Whether you write rtl text top to bottom or bottom to top has nothing to do
    > with bidi. When you mix rtl and ltr you would normally continue writing them
    > in logical order when you write ttb or btt. Rtl and ltr are only meaningful
    > in horizontal writing.

        But the LTR text would be rotated clockwise, and the RTL anticlockwise,
    wouldn't it? So there is *an* interaction---just not the same one.

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