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RE: [CSS Marquee] i18n comment 1: RTL without direction

From: Phillips, Addison <addison@amazon.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 12:46:13 -0800
To: "'Bert Bos'" <bert@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
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For the record: on behalf of the I18N Core WG, we're satisfied with this resolution [1].

Kind Regards,

Addison (for I18N)

[1] http://www.w3.org/2008/11/26-core-minutes.html#item05


Addison Phillips
Globalization Architect -- Lab126
Chair -- W3C Internationalization Core WG

Internationalization is not a feature.
It is an architecture.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-i18n-core-request@w3.org [mailto:public-i18n-core-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Richard Ishida
> Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2008 10:14 AM
> To: public-i18n-core@w3.org
> Cc: 'Bert Bos'; www-style@w3.org
> Subject: RE: [CSS Marquee] i18n comment 1: RTL without direction
> 
> 
> I told Bert that I think this does satisfy my comment.  Bert wants
> to move
> this to CR tomorrow.  If you have any objection to this resolution
> (that is
> not purely editorial, and can therefore wait), please say so asap.
> If
> no-one raises an issue before Bert needs to move forward, I think
> we should
> take it that this is satisfied.
> 
> Cheers,
> RI
> 
> ============
> Richard Ishida
> Internationalization Lead
> W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
> 
> http://www.w3.org/International/

> http://rishida.net/

> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-i18n-core-request@w3.org [mailto:public-i18n-core-
> > request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Bert Bos
> > Sent: 25 November 2008 18:04
> > To: public-i18n-core@w3.org; www-style@w3.org
> > Subject: Re: [CSS Marquee] i18n comment 1: RTL without direction
> >
> >
> > Trying to formally close the thread...
> >
> > On Wednesday 06 August 2008 23:23, fantasai wrote:
> > > ishida@w3.org wrote:
> > > > Comment from the i18n review of:
> > > > http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-css3-marquee-20080801/

> > > >
> > > > Comment 1
> > > > At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0808-css3-marquee/

> > > > Editorial/substantive: S
> > > > Tracked by: RI
> > > >
> > > > Location in reviewed document:
> > > > 8
> > > > [http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-css3-marquee-20080801/#the-

> > marquee-di
> > > >rection]
> > > >
> > > > Comment:
> > > > Thank you for considering RTL scripts when specifying
> marquees
> > > > throughout the spec. Much appreciated.
> > > >
> > > > What will be the situation when the css direction property is
> not
> > > > set explicitly, but the markup indicates that the directional
> > > > context is right to left, ie. in HTML?
> > >
> > > Typically in a CSS implementation the markup would map to the
> > > appropriate CSS declarations at the UA style sheet level in the
> > > cascade. It's probably a good idea to note in the spec that
> it's
> > > expected for other sources of bidi information to map to the
> > > corresponding 'direction' values.
> >
> > The CSS WG decided to add that note at the end of section 8[1]
> with the
> > following text:
> >
> >     Note that the 'direction' property is often set by rules in
> the UA
> >     style sheet based on mark-up in the document, as recommended
> in
> >     CSSĀ 2.1 [CSS21] section 9.10 ("Text direction: the
> 'direction'
> >     and 'unicode-bidi' properties").
> >
> > (Section 9.10 of CSS 2.1 defines the 'direction' property, sets
> its
> > default to 'ltr' and in turn points to the appendix of CSS 2.1
> that
> > shows how HTML mark-up can change that property.)
> >
> > Does this satisfy the I18N Core WG?
> >
> >
> > [1]
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-css3-marquee-20080801/#the-marquee-

> > direction
> >
> >
> >
> > Bert
> > --
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> >   http://www.w3.org/people/bos

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> 

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