From: Peter Constable (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Nov 27 2007 - 11:39:51 CST
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Think about this: in your horizontal mode, the Mongolian word flows
> > perpendicular to the baseline. In vertical mode, it flows parallel
> > to the baseline. In one or the other, the word is rotated. This has
> > nothing to do with the space.
> I agree we are using the word 'rotated' in a different way here, or to
> be more exact a different frame of reference, baseline vs scrteen.
In a text-drawing API implementation, text is drawn along a path; there is no notion or awareness of a page. All that matters is how glyphs are displayed in relation to that path.
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