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[Bug 10822] New: i18n comment 18 : on an OS that has a widespread UI convention for setting direction, user agent should support it on input and textarea elements

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Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 12:59:20 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10822

           Summary: i18n comment 18 : on an OS that has a widespread UI
                    convention for setting direction, user agent should
                    support it on input and textarea elements
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: public-i18n-bidi@w3.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org, public-i18n-bidi@w3.org


Comment from the i18n review of:
http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/

Comment 18
At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/html5-bidi/
Editorial/substantive: S
Tracked by: AL

Location in reviewed document:
undefined [http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/spec.html#contents]

Comment:This is a part of the proposals made by the "Additional Requirements
for Bidi in HTML" W3C First Public Working Draft. For a full description of the
use cases, please see 
http://www.w3.org/International/docs/html-bidi-requirements/#set-direction
[http://www.w3.org/International/docs/html-bidi-requirements/#set-direction]
. Here is the proposal made there:

The HTML specification should recommended that on an OS that has a widespread
convention for setting direction (such as CTRL + LEFT SHIFT for LTR and CTRL +
RIGHT SHIFT for RTL on Windows), the user agent should support that convention
on input and textarea elements (although it may provide other methods too).

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