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[Bug 10807] i18n comment 1 : new attribute: ubi

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--- Comment #28 from Aharon Lanin <aharon.lists.lanin@gmail.com> 2010-11-04 00:03:20 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #27)
> I think <ubi> is just as confusing as <bdi>, the advantage of the latter is in
> fact the similarity with <bdo>  they'd appear together on alphabetical lists,
> they'd have an obvious relationship, and people looking for one but remembering
> the other could thus likely find what they wanted more easily.

Good points.

> There's never a reason to make this paragraph-level,
> right? (Paragraphs are always isolated?)

Right.

> Generally we only add global
> attributes when you'd use the attribute on all kinds of elements, not just
> phrasing content.

Ok.

The proposed solution, as I understand it:
- new bdi element, gets unicode-bidi:isolate in default stylesheet, otherwise
same as span.
- bdi element has dir=auto by default (pending the final outcome of bug 10808)
- output element gets unicode-bidi:isolate in default stylesheet.

If so, looks good to me.

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