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[Bug 10828] i18n comment 4 : at least by default, <br> should constitute a bidi paragraph break

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--- Comment #42 from CE Whitehead <cewcathar@hotmail.com> 2011-01-09 03:44:32 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #41)  Hi, will there be a way for a br element to still
sometimes constitute a bidi-paragraph break, although no longer by default?  

Thanks.

Best,

--C. E. Whitehead
cewcathar@hotmail.com 
> (In reply to comment #40)
> > I'm confused as to why this bug is reopened. The original bug is fixed, no? Is
> > it reopened to revert the fix so that instead of being compatible with IE and
> > WebKit, we go back to being compatible with IE and Firefox?
> From what I understood, the original bug said "please change what HTML4 says
> should happen as it is incompatible with both what implementations do and what
> happens in real life".
> What Aharon is saying is that he was wrong about the first half of the
> statement. Upon a re-check, current implementations do follow HTML4 when
> working in 'standards' mode. This means, to me, that we should avoid causing
> previously standard compliant behavior to suddenly become non-standard.
> In other words, I believe this bug should, under these changed circumstances,
> be marked "Invalid", and its solution reverted.
> I should point out that, as far as I know, Aharon does not share this belief.
> He thinks that the bug should still be fixed (i.e., the situation should remain
> as it is), but he was honest enough to state that with the different state of
> affairs, the discussion should be re-opened.
> Shachar

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