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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2010 11:34:38 -0700
Message-ID: <4C813FBE.3030002@inkedblade.net>
To: Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan@mozilla.com>
CC: "Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin" <aharon@google.com>, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@behdad.org>, Adil Allawi <adil@diwan.com>, Shachar Shemesh <shachar@shemesh.biz>, public-i18n-bidi@w3.org, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>
On 09/02/2010 08:31 PM, Ehsan Akhgari wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 2:14 PM, fantasai<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>  wrote:
>> Also, I should mention, it might make sense for dir=uba to be restricted
>> to<pre>  and<textarea>  elements (where it would do per-paragraph) and
>> to inline elements (where it would be the same as first-strong).
>
> If dir=uba is going to have the same meaning as first-strong for
> inline elements, then why should it be allowed on those elements at
> all?

The only reason I suggest that is because it should be possible to get first-strong
on an inline element.

If we go with the idea that dir="uba" means "behave like a standalone piece
of plaintext" then it's consistent with that idea.

~fantasai
Received on Friday, 3 September 2010 18:35:19 GMT

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