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Re: neutral paragraphs in unicode-bidi:plaintext

From: Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin <aharon@google.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 11:32:09 -0800
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On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin
<aharon@google.com>wrote:

> Currently, the CSS Writing Modes Module Level 3 spec on
> unicode-bidi:plaintext<http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-writing-modes/#unicode-bidi>
>  states:
>
> "However, if no direction-determining character is found in step P2, then
> the value of the ‘direction’ property is used instead."
>
> I now believe that this exception is counterproductive. The whole idea of
> unicode-bidi:plaintext is to display (HTML-escaped) plain-text content in
> <pre> and <textarea> the way it would be displayed in a fully UBA-compliant
> plain-text editor, where it may have been authored, and this deviation from
> the UBA breaks that.
>
> Thus, I believe that this sentence should be removed.
>
> Aharon
>
>
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