[whatwg] getSelection().modify() in vertical writing modes

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 18:35:18 PDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 6:14 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> In WebVTT we used "start" and "end" instead of "left" and "right".
>> Might that help?
> Isn't 'start' and 'end' more analogous to 'forward' and 'backward'?  They're
> logical movement, right?

"start" and "end" are "positions", not movement. You start at the
start and you stop and the end. "forward" and "backward" are your


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