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[Bug 10828] i18n comment 4 : at least by default, <br> should constitute a bidi paragraph break

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--- Comment #51 from Adrian Bateman [MSFT] <adrianba@microsoft.com> 2011-02-15 01:32:09 UTC ---
Sorry for the delay in reviewing this - I had to track down the correct people.

We think IE standards mode is the correct behaviour. <br> is intended to be a
line break and not a paragraph break. <p> is for paragraphs. The spec says "br
elements must not be used for separating thematic groups in a paragraph" and
further says that this is an abuse of the <br> element.

<br> should mean a line break within a paragraph and not be treated as a
paragraph break. We don't currently plan to change this behaviour in IE9.

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