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Re: Right-to-left text

From: Andreas Prilop <andreasprilopwww@trashmail.net>
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2010 17:43:04 +0200 (CEST)
To: public-css-testsuite@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1008051734070.9908@zen.rrzn.uni-hannover.de>
Let me clarify:

I still believe that the examples in
 http://test.csswg.org/source/approved/css2.1/src/bidi-text/
are too complicated and not clear enough.
My three proposed examples

  <p style="direction: rtl ; unicode-bidi: bidi-override"
     >(0123456789]</p>

  <p style="direction: rtl ; unicode-bidi: normal"
     >( 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ]</p>

  <p><span style="direction: rtl ; unicode-bidi: embed"
     >( 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ]</span></p>

are simple and easy tests for "direction" and "unicode-bidi".

Testing text direction is best done with ASCII digits.
Latin letters are not suitable because they are left-to-right
characters. Arabic and Hebrew letters are not suitable because
most people cannot read them.
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