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[Bug 10819] i18n comment 15 : option element should support the dir attribute and be displayed accordingly both in the dropdown and after being chosen

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Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2010 16:42:44 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10819

Aharon Lanin <aharon.lists.lanin@gmail.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|FIXED                       |

--- Comment #7 from Aharon Lanin <aharon.lists.lanin@gmail.com> 2010-11-03 16:42:44 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #5)
> Status: Partially Accepted
> Change Description: see diff given below
> Rationale: I've added a section to cover this kind of issue in general. There
> doesn't seem to be a need to specifically list the dozens of ways that text can
> end up in native UI, so I haven't listed specifics. I'd be happy to add
> examples if that would help; contact me on IRC if you would like examples.

Sorry, but I am unsure how to contact you on IRC.

The diff looks great! However, I think that an example clarifying the situation
with option would be particularly in order, since the situation there is
confused by the fact that the option's text is displayed as "the value" of the
select after it has been chosen, and the select's dir can go the other way.
Firefox and Chrome make that mistake. Thus, I would suggest adding something
like the following immediately after the text added by the diff:

'For example, the "HTML!" in "<div dir=rtl>...<select><option
dir=ltr>HTML!</option></select>...</div>" should be shown correctly in LTR (not
garbled as "!HTML" in RTL) both before and after being selected.'

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