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Re: WOFF comment: Description of text elements

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 14:45:54 +0100
Message-ID: <4DF8B792.1020506@w3.org>
To: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
CC: www-font@w3.org
On 15/06/2011 14:28, Chris Lilley wrote:
> On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, 3:17:21 PM, Richard wrote:
> RI>  Thanks for addressing this request.  What Jonathan did helps a lot.
> RI>  I wasn't sure why you didn't have a list of attributes and elements for
> RI>  the text element.  For example, I was trying to figure out whether the
> RI>  dir attribute can be used on the text element (to prevent the need for
> RI>  adding it to each of the enclosed divs, or indeed adding a div if there
> RI>  is only a single 'paragraph'.
> RI>  I didn't see anything in that section that enlightened me, one way or
> RI>  the other.
> I agree that it would be useful for the text element to be described using the same format as the other elements. I hadn't noticed that this element was described differently.
> The existing paragraph could remain as further information, after that description.
> Thanks for the swift reply.

np. Note, btw, that there's also an implicit question embedded in the 
above about whether dir is actually defined for the text element, and in 
such a way as its value is inherited by the contained div elements.


Richard Ishida
Internationalization Activity Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

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