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

From: Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 14:09:55 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTikLgcQUkbywDHzn6gDc2_fe0N_nF3uOjD2DEBv8@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin" <aharon@google.com>
Cc: Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@behdad.org>, Adil Allawi <adil@diwan.com>, Shachar Shemesh <shachar@shemesh.biz>, public-i18n-bidi@w3.org
On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 10:02 AM, Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin
<aharon@google.com> wrote:
> <textarea> allows user input, has the look and feel of an input (e.g. the
> border around it), and serves as a field in a form.
>
> The new element is for display only, like <pre>.

But textarea's already support all of the features that you have in
mind.  Example:

data:text/html,<textarea readonly
style="border:none;overflow:none;resize:none">foo&#10;bar&#10;baz</textarea>

I don't think that we should add a new HTML element, unless there's a
compelling reason to do so.

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Ehsan
<http://ehsanakhgari.org/>
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