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XML i18n Best Practices, BP 2 comments

From: Yves Savourel <ysavourel@translate.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 09:37:58 -0600
To: <public-i18n-its@w3.org>, <www-i18n-comments@w3.org>
Cc: <KARA@CA.IBM.COM>
Message-ID: <001d01c7e8c0$3ee18380$8d05a8c0@BREIZH>

Hello Kara,


> Example 4.
> See my feedback for section 5.2.2 of the ITS V1.1 document regarding this 
> example of directionality that actually includes mixed directionality text.
> This problem occurs several times in this document.
>
> (here is the comments:)
> Example 15.
> 
> The text given for the its:dir="rtl" attribute comprises mixed 
> directionality text (not just rtl text) by including the string 
> "W3C". If you apply the rtl rule here, then this string will be 
> rendered "C3W". This problem occurs in many examples of the rtl 
> attribute both in this document (ITS V 1.0) and in the "Best 
> practices for XML Internationalization" document. Wouldn't it 
> make more sense for the sample to be written something like the 
> following:
> <title><quote xml:lang="ar" its:dir="rtl">..arabic text here..</quote>, 
> W3C </title>

Richard already addressed this comment.

We do have a known problem in the display of the example in the BP document ('W3C' should come on the left side). But this is a XSL
conversion issue that we know how to resolve but simply have not gone through yet.


Cheers,
-yves
Received on Monday, 27 August 2007 15:38:09 GMT

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