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Re: New test for review: Bidi misc

From: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@emi.ac.ma>
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 19:37:02 +0000
Message-ID: <4164495E.6060607@emi.ac.ma>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
CC: "'Jony Rosenne'" <rosennej@qsm.co.il>, www-international@w3.org

Richard Ishida wrote:

>Hi Jony,
>
>I don't really want to have two tests that do the same thing.  What does the
>Hebrew word mean (I still need to get around to studying Hebrew)? How about
>if I include both the arabic and Hebrew words side by side?  
>
Hi Richard, Jony

I think one language is sufficient. If the *first* example which comes 
to you (or which you are familiar with) is in Arabic, it's OK. If it's 
in Hebrew, it's OK too. Same for every other RTL language. Provided that 
comprehension is the same.

Najib

>Maybe I could
>replace the Latin text with the name of an Egyptian city and an Israeli
>city. Suggestion for an Israeli city?
>
>RI
>
>
>============
>Richard Ishida
>W3C
>
>contact info:
>http://www.w3.org/People/Ishida/ 
>
>W3C Internationalization:
>http://www.w3.org/International/ 
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>Publication blog:
>http://people.w3.org/rishida/blog/
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: www-international-request@w3.org 
>>[mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Jony Rosenne
>>Sent: 04 October 2004 20:21
>>To: www-international@w3.org
>>Subject: RE: New test for review: Bidi misc
>>
>>Dear Richard,
>>
>>Unfortunately, I don't read Arabic, and the same applies for 
>>many other people interested in Hebrew.
>>
>>So I spent a few minutes deciphering the Arabic, and produced 
>>an approximate Hebrew equivalent.
>>
>>Jony
>>
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>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>From: www-international-request@w3.org 
>>>[mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of 
>>>      
>>>
>>Richard Ishida
>>    
>>
>>>Sent: Monday, October 04, 2004 5:49 PM
>>>To: GEO
>>>Cc: www-international@w3.org
>>>Subject: New test for review: Bidi misc
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>I have put together a short test to see whether rtl 
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>>directionality is 
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>>>inherited in the window title bar and tooltips.  Please send any 
>>>comments before I add it formally to the site.
>>>
>>>http://www.w3.org/International/tests/sec-bidi-misc-1
>>>
>>>Preliminary results show that my most recent versions of Opera, IE, 
>>>Firefox, Mozilla and Netscape do not correctly display bidi text in 
>>>the window title bar.
>>>
>>>And that only IE displays the text in the tooltip correctly.
>>>
>>>
>>>============
>>>Richard Ishida
>>>W3C
>>>
>>>contact info:
>>>http://www.w3.org/People/Ishida/
>>>
>>>W3C Internationalization:
>>>http://www.w3.org/International/
>>>
>>>Publication blog:
>>>http://people.w3.org/rishida/blog/
>>> 
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