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RE: Styling of embedded right-to-left text in source code visualization

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2007 12:15:33 +0100
To: "'Felix Sasaki'" <fsasaki@w3.org>, "'Najib Tounsi'" <ntounsi@emi.ac.ma>
Cc: <public-i18n-its@w3.org>
Message-ID: <004401c7fc40$ba8f2bc0$6501a8c0@rishida>

I updated the article 3)
http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-bidi-controls since it wasn't
actually doing what the footnote said.  Thanks for pointing that out!

Also note that the fragment identifier at the end of
http://www.w3.org/International/geo/html-tech/tech-bidi.html#d2e277 is
auto-generated, so may not be same in the next version of the doc we
publish.  I have replaced it with #bidisource for the editor's copy, but I
don't know when we are planning to next publish the doc so that that works.


Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Felix Sasaki [mailto:fsasaki@w3.org] 
> Sent: 06 September 2007 12:46
> To: Richard Ishida; 'Najib Tounsi'
> Cc: public-i18n-its@w3.org
> Subject: Styling of embedded right-to-left text in source 
> code visualization
> Hi Najib and Richard,
> at least with Najib we discussed styling of "right-to-left" 
> text in source code visualization a while ago, but now we are 
> not sure what to do about this example:
> 1)
> http://www.w3.org/International/its/techniques/its-techniques.
> (example 33, W3C on the right of the Hebrew text)
> versus this example:
> 2) http://www.w3.org/TR/its/#directionality-implementation 
> (example 33, "W3C" on the left of the Hebrew text)
> we thought that the ITS 1.0 spec would be right, but have 
> discovered now the visualization at
> 3) http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-bidi-controls 
> (example below "The HTML4 standard introduced markup to 
> produce exactly the same effects as these Unicode 
> characters.". "W3C" is on the right of the Hebrew text)
> So we need to discuss again what the appropriate 
> visualization for "right-to-left" source code is. 1) and 3) 
> visualize as if the outcome of the BIDI algorithm is 
> overridden via the "dir" attribute, 2) is the other way round.
> Many thanks for your input in advance,
> Felix
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