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Re: per-paragraph auto-direction, a.k.a. dir=uba

From: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@behdad.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 19:46:03 -0400
Message-ID: <4C7459BB.3050403@behdad.org>
To: Adil Allawi <adil@diwan.com>
CC: Shachar Shemesh <shachar@shemesh.biz>, "Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin" <aharon@google.com>, public-i18n-bidi@w3.org
On 08/24/10 17:37, Adil Allawi wrote:
> I think this is a lot of work for a feature that, I believe, has limited
> benefit and can be adequately described using JavaScript. Again, it
> falls down to the use-case. Unless there is an overwhelming need for
> this feature and I would not want to jeopardize the whole proposal for this.

I think it will be very useful for bidi users if textarea behaves in the
dir=uba manner.  We type in long long text in plan textareas every day.  Take
facebook, blogger comments, etc.

behdad
Received on Tuesday, 24 August 2010 23:46:40 GMT

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