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RE: [widgets] Span example

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 19:20:18 -0000
To: <marcosc@opera.com>
Cc: "'public-webapps'" <public-webapps@w3.org>, <public-i18n-core@w3.org>
Message-ID: <01fb01cac53d$b74575a0$25d060e0$@org>
Argh.  Sorry Marcos.  The <span dir="rtl" should of course read <span dir="ltr"

RI

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Richard Ishida
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: marcosscaceres@gmail.com [mailto:marcosscaceres@gmail.com] On
> Behalf Of Marcos Caceres
> Sent: 16 March 2010 19:15
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: public-webapps; public-i18n-core@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [widgets] Span example
> 
> Hi Richard,
> 
> Added the example at:
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#span
> 
> Please see also the examples for the dir attribute:
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#dir
> 
> Thanks again for all your time and help!
> 
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 7:58 PM, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
> > [This is a continuation of one part of the
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-i18n-core/2010JanMar/0043.html
> thread.]
> >
> > It addresses the comment:
> >
> > [[      7.16. The span Element  http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#the-
> span-element-and-its-attributes
> > [2] I think the example could be improved by having something inside the
> span with punctuation (eg. exclamation mark) or such, and maybe the
> description should be in English - otherwise you'd probably want to put the
> dir on the widget tag and have English in the span. Should I try to find
> another example ?
> > ]] at http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0907-widgets-pc/
> >
> >
> > Here's my proposed example (thanks to Aharon Lanin for helping with the
> Hebrew).  I made up something that might appear in a Hebrew widget, rather
> than an English one, since it's a little more realistic.
> >
> > <widget
> >  xmlns="http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets"
> >  xml:lang="he" dir="rtl">
> >  <name xml:lang="en">GPS Weather!</name>
> >  <description
> >   יישומון ה-<span dir="rtl" xml:lang="en">GPS Weather!</span> מאפשר לך
> לבדוק את מזג האוויר בכל נקודת GPS ברחבי העולם.
> >  </description>
> > </widget>
> >
> > Here's a version ready to drop into HTML (I suggest you copy it as a unit,
> to avoid problems with the bidirectional text.)
> >
> > &lt;widget
> >  xmlns=&quot;http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets&quot;
> >  xml:lang=&quot;he&quot; dir=&quot;rtl&quot;&gt;
> >  &lt;name xml:lang=&quot;en&quot;&gt;GPS Weather!&lt;/name&gt;
> >  &lt;description
> >   יישומון ה-&lt;span dir=&quot;rtl&quot; xml:lang=&quot;en&quot;&gt;GPS
> Weather!&lt;/span&gt; מאפשר לך לבדוק את מזג האוויר בכל נקודת GPS ברחבי העולם.
> >  &lt;/description&gt;
> > &lt;/widget&gt;
> >
> 
> 
> 
> --
> Marcos Caceres
> http://datadriven.com.au
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