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Re: SVG-ISSUE-2433 (text-direction): consider adding dir="" attribute for specifying base text direction [SVG 2]

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 17:34:58 +0100
Message-ID: <883460301.20120131173458@w3.org>
To: SVG Working Group Issue Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org>
CC: public-svg-wg@w3.org
On Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 5:15:44 AM, SVG wrote:

SWGIT> SVG-ISSUE-2433 (text-direction): consider adding dir=""
SWGIT> attribute for specifying base text direction [SVG 2]

SWGIT> http://www.w3.org/Graphics/SVG/WG/track/issues/2433

SWGIT> Raised by: Cameron McCormack
SWGIT> On product: SVG 2

SWGIT> In SVG you currently have the option of using Unicode control
SWGIT> characters or the CSS direction property for setting the base
SWGIT> direction of a text element.  We should consider adding the
SWGIT> dir="" attribute from HTML to allow setting this in content.

So there would be a presentation attribute for the CSS property, and also an HTML-like attribute, and these would not be the same and might have different values?

 Chris Lilley   Technical Director, Interaction Domain                 
 W3C Graphics Activity Lead, Fonts Activity Lead
 Co-Chair, W3C Hypertext CG
 Member, CSS, WebFonts, SVG Working Groups
Received on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 16:35:05 UTC

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