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bidi conversion to plain text (was meeting results - f2f on additional requirements for bidi in HTML)

From: CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 14:03:50 -0400
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To: <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>, <aharon@google.com>

From: Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin <aharon@google.com> 
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 19:25:53 +0300

> We have discussed but not reached a conclusion for the following
> suggestion: When translating HTML to plain text, e.g. for copy/paste, the
> result should contain the appropriate existing Unicode directional
> formatting codes so that the text is displayed in the same visual order (by
> UBA-compliant software) as the HTML, while retaining the textís logical
> order. This should be taken up in an e-mail thread.
I think this is the correct approach!  (Some text editors do support bidirectional text and this is what happens when the text is pasted in.)
--C. E. Whitehead
Received on Wednesday, 18 August 2010 18:04:24 UTC

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