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

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Mon Jun 27 14:58:50 PDT 2011

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:55 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa at webkit.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 2:50 PM, Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at webkit.org>wrote:
>> Is there is a significant amount of HTML editing JavaScript code that
>> would just work with vertical text if not for this one detail? In that case,
>> it might be appropriate to utilize such tricks indeed.
> I'd expect that many rich text editors will break if we made
> modify('move'/'extend', 'left'/'right', 'character') to move between lines.

And I'd say most of other stuff just work out of box because bolding,
italicizing, etc... are agnostic of writing direction.

- Ryosuke

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