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Re: Bidi, HTML5 and CSS3, test bidi-html5-019

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:44:06 -0700
Message-ID: <4F60F506.4060806@inkedblade.net>
To: "Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin" <aharon@google.com>
CC: Eric Muller <emuller@adobe.com>, "public-i18n-bidi@w3.org" <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>, Stephen Zilles <szilles@adobe.com>
On 03/14/2012 05:17 AM, Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin wrote:
> Eric, excellent question!
>
> Fantasai, your answer raises a question for me: do you think that the CSS spec as it stands actually forbids a user agent to
> "reopen" the embeddings started by explicit formatting characters (as opposed to element tags), or is it just something that
> is left unspecifed? In other words, would a user agent that renders Eric's case with D in left-to-right-override be in
> violation of the spec? (I ask because this has direct bearing on the CSS tests that we are starting to write.)

By not specifying that the control-code embeddings are reopened,
it is in fact forbidding this, yes.

~fantasai
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