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Re: [WIDGET PC] i18n comment 6: Use of its:dir

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009 17:48:50 +0200
Message-ID: <4A5762E2.6090404@opera.com>
To: "Phillips, Addison" <addison@amazon.com>
CC: "ishida@w3.org" <ishida@w3.org>, "public-Webapps@w3.org" <public-Webapps@w3.org>, "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>


On 7/10/09 5:40 PM, Phillips, Addison wrote:
> (personal response)
>> Fantastic. Unfortunately, implementer feedback has raised concerns
>> about ITS and so the WG has put ITS features "at risk" (and marked
>> as
>> such in the soon to be released CR spec). We will see what happens
>> in
>> CR; hopefully implementers will understand the value of
>> implementing
>> it.
>>
>
> I noticed that in the transreq. Obviously the I18N WG is concerned about any such feedback: can webapps please share what the concerns are? I know that many developers consider bidi support "kind of scary"; I hope that the implementation issues are not simply fear driven. Is there some way that the Internationalization community can support implementers?
>

The concerns are that people won't implement ITS (or that authors can 
use the appropriate Unicode markers to achieve the same thing as ITS).

Kind regards,
Marcos
Received on Friday, 10 July 2009 15:49:42 GMT

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