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Re: Bidi issues

From: Roy Badami <roy@gnomon.org.uk>
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 18:48:41 +0100
Message-ID: <16178.37113.215491.104428@moriarty.gnomon.org.uk>
To: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>, IETF IMAA list <ietf-imaa@imc.org>, public-iri@w3.org

 > It will render weirdly in a LTR context:
 > 
 > BARA.BEW.com (with the labels in the wrong order).

Ok, having read the references that Martin posted, in appears that
this is considered the correct rendering, even though the labels are
not presented in logical order.  I can see why this might feel natural
to users of right-to-left languages, I just wasn't expecting it...

 > I'm not sure the same issues really occur with local parts, though,
 > since separators only have local significance.

And if displaying components of domain names and IRIs in logical order
is considered a non-issue, then it's clearly a non-issue for a local
part which is, by definition, opaque.

	-roy
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