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Re: [html-bidi] Feedback on Additional Requirements for Bidi in HTML

From: Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 21:35:28 -0400
Message-ID: <dbd3aaef1003181835m15d57f28je3ee45f68cc4cde6@mail.gmail.com>
To: CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com>
Cc: public-i18n-bidi@w3.org, ntounsi@gmail.com
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 8:53 PM, CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi.
>> From: ehsan@mozilla.com
>> Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 17:43:17 -0400
>> Subject: Re: [html-bidi] Feedback on Additional Requirements for Bidi in
>> To: cewcathar@hotmail.com
>> CC: public-i18n-bidi@w3.org
>> It's not about secrets! If HTML specifies a default algorithm, all
>> browsers will be using that
> From what I gather, from your discussion with Vladmir and
> Fantasai, word-count should not be the default algorithm
> because it costs a lot of processing -- but if it were set to be the default
> algorithm,
> instead of first strong,
> in your opinion, would all browsers/users/developers then be using
> word-count as the algorithm of first choice?

I think this issue is mostly moot now.  See the proposal for
auto[0-9]+.  I think that's a much better way to expose this to
authors, with best of both worlds.

Received on Friday, 19 March 2010 01:36:24 UTC

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