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

From: Sami Eljabali <seljabali@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2012 13:28:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CAJCFvEGJtTFQHq4CRvygKv8-M7QJbavo98_fUF-XU=LLv6hF5g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: whatwg@whatwg.org
Because then they wouldn't be HMTL5 compliant vs not having a nifty
feature. How would you push this forward being adopted? I'm mostly likely
not thinking creatively enough.

On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 12:38 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> 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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