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Writing direction in tables

From: Harvey Bingham <hbingham@acm.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 11:57:29 -0400
Message-Id: <4.1.19990428113543.00ccfcc0@pop.tiac.net>
To: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

4.5 Tables

Bullet 4 says
A linear sequence is usually generated by reading a row left to right and proceeding each cell with the label of its column. 

I find no mention of change to writing direction. 

The writing direction for a table may be reversed, as part of 

For right-to-left languages, the cell order in a row is also
right-to-left. That can be recognized in the table attribute dir="rtl".

The writing direction may be inherited from its presence on body,
or most any ancestral element of table.

Regards/Harvey Bingham
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