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[Bug 10821] i18n comment 17 : setting input and textarea element direction through browser UI should set the dir attribute and trigger oninput event

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--- Comment #23 from Aharon Lanin <aharon.lists.lanin@gmail.com> 2010-11-04 22:11:06 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #22)
> (In reply to comment #21)
> > 3. The proposed solution does not address the current lack of interoperability,
> > where some browsers set the input's dir attribute, and some don't - unless you
> > are also proposing adding to the specification that the user's setting the
> > direction should not set the dir attribute (regardless of whether submitdir is
> > on). Is this something you really want to do?
> 
> I don't understand what this is is referring to. What browsers affect the DOM?

Please see comment 12.

> Can you attach a test case showing the interoperability problem?

I already did, at the same time that I added comment 12.

> Anyway. It seems like simply making sure that the data that is submitted for
> bug 10809 is also available in the DOM, and that events are fired when it
> changes, would resolve this bug, right?

Ok, if you can find some way to shoot those two birds with one stone, and the
stone does not happen to be formatting characters. :-)

And I think I'll leave the interoperability problem up to you, too.

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