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Re: [XHTMLMod] global attributes (PR#9640)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 10:40:28 -0000
To: "Shane McCarron" <voyager-issues@mn.aptest.com>
Cc: www-html-editor@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.tf749qvj64w2qv@id-c0020.emi.ac.ma>

On Wed, 20 Sep 2006 13:57:33 -0000, Shane McCarron  
<voyager-issues@mn.aptest.com> wrote:
> Actually, @dir is included in the I18N collection when the  
> Bi-Directional Text Module is activated.  The intent is that you only
> need support @dir when your markup language supports I18N.

I don't really see how it could not support it...

>  The I18N collection is included in the Common collection, so when that
>  module is activated @dir is available in Common.
> We will make this clearer in the next draft.

But that means several elements don't get the dir="" attribute and they  
should... The attribute should always apply to all elements regardless of  
where those elements are used.

I also note that you didn't respond to the other part of my comment.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 21 September 2006 10:41:05 UTC

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