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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 #43 from Shachar Shemesh <shachar@shemesh.biz> 2011-01-09 04:10:32 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #42)
> (In reply to comment #41)  Hi, will there be a way for a br element to still
> sometimes constitute a bidi-paragraph break, although no longer by default?  
> 

To me, that seems broken. The whole point behind bidi break on <br> was to make
pages that would not consider BiDi "do the right thing". If you have a
non-default option, then the pages that would not consider BiDi still wouldn't,
and the pages that do can use <p>. The only real use I see for <br> as an
optional BiDi break is for applications such as greasemonkey, where the user
add our hypothetical CSS (or whatever) to the <br> in order to fix a broken
page.

Shachar

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