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

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2010 18:34:08 -0700
Message-ID: <4C9D5190.2020400@inkedblade.net>
To: Adil Allawi <adil@diwan.com>
CC: "Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin" <aharon@google.com>, Matitiahu Allouche <matial@il.ibm.com>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@behdad.org>, Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan@mozilla.com>, public-i18n-bidi@w3.org, public-i18n-bidi-request@w3.org, Shachar Shemesh <shachar@shemesh.biz>
On 09/23/2010 10:34 PM, Adil Allawi wrote:
> On 15/09/2010 11:40, Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin wrote:
>> Does anyone know if the plus logically appears before or after a phone
>> number spelled in AN digits? Or is something other than the + used for
>> the international prefix?
>
> Phone numbers written with Arabic numbers are ordered entirely left to
> right, as if they are written with English numbers. Brackets, spaces and
> hyphens "-" are also commonly used. This made producing my business card
> an interesting challenge. Maybe we need a dir="phone_number" :)

Why wouldn't that be dir=ltr?

~fantasai
Received on Saturday, 25 September 2010 01:35:29 GMT

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