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Re: [whatwg] Proposal in supporting the writing of "Arabizi"

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 19:38:46 +0000 (UTC)
To: Sami Eljabali <seljabali@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1205101938040.9926@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org
On Thu, 10 May 2012, Sami Eljabali wrote:
> >
> > I don't understand. Everybody has an operating system. Why would 
> > putting things in the operating system limit availability? Operating 
> > systems and their GUIs are responsible for almost everything that a 
> > browser does, at one level or another.
>
> Good luck pushing Apple & Microsoft in implementing this. If we create 
> this as a tag then we'd push every OS vendor to support it.

Why would Apple and Microsoft be any more likely to think it worth 
implementing in their browser than in their operating system?

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