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Re: Publishing Web Notification Drafts

From: John Gregg <johnnyg@google.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 13:29:09 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTin2muO9mn8B0SDPP33u3ooY29LtpQJSHcTKbVjZ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Drew Wilson <atwilson@google.com>, Doug Turner <dougt@dougt.org>, Web Notification WG <public-web-notification@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 1:03 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Oct 2010 21:25:03 +0200, Drew Wilson <atwilson@google.com> wrote:
>>
>> I'd be concerned about excluding support for rtl locales merely because
>> some lowest-common-denominator system platform does not support it, but I'm
>> optimistic we can come up with some sort of solution that minimizes
>> incompatibility. Is there a problem with just stating that the rtl
>> attribute may not be supported (i.e. ignored) on all system platforms? In
>> practice, if a user installs a platform that does not support rtl
>> notifications, then I'm hard-pressed to expect they'll be confused when that
>> platform doesn't
>> display rtl notifications.
>
> We don't have LTR/RTL indicators for alert() etc. Why are they needed here?
>

I believe that is generally seen as a shortcoming, not something to be
used as a model, considering
http://www.w3.org/TR/html-bidi/#script-dialog

 -John
Received on Wednesday, 13 October 2010 20:29:39 GMT

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