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[Bug 10821] New: i18n comment 17 : setting input and textarea element direction through browser UI should set the dir attribute and trigger oninput event

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Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 12:58:35 +0000
To: public-i18n-bidi@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-10821-3860@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10821

           Summary: i18n comment 17 : setting input and textarea element
                    direction through browser UI should set the dir
                    attribute and trigger oninput event
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: public-i18n-bidi@w3.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org, public-i18n-bidi@w3.org


Comment from the i18n review of:
http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/

Comment 17
At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/html5-bidi/
Editorial/substantive: S
Tracked by: AL

Location in reviewed document:
undefined [http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/spec.html#contents]

Comment:This is a part of the proposals made by the "Additional Requirements
for Bidi in HTML" W3C First Public Working Draft. For a full description of the
use cases, please see 
http://www.w3.org/International/docs/html-bidi-requirements/#set-direction
[http://www.w3.org/International/docs/html-bidi-requirements/#set-direction]
. Here is the proposal made there:

The HTML specification should state that when the user agent user interface
allows the user to set the direction of <input> and <textarea> elements, it
will:

- Set the element's dir attribute value accordingly.

- Trigger the oninput event after the dir attribute has been set. Even though
no actual input took place, the user changed the recommended interpretation of
the input already collected.

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