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RE: New test for review: Bidi misc

From: Jony Rosenne <rosennej@qsm.co.il>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 00:56:17 +0200
To: "'GEO'" <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>, <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000401c4acc0$dce5ea10$0701c80a@QSM7>



> -----Original Message-----
> From: www-international-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:www-international-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Simon Montagu
> Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 12:22 AM
> To: Richard Ishida
> Cc: GEO; www-international@w3.org
> Subject: Re: New test for review: Bidi misc
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> Richard Ishida wrote:
> > I have put together a short test to see whether rtl 
> directionality is 
> > 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.
> 
> I don't agree with this part of the test. In my opinion the 
> direction of 
> text in the browser title bar should depend on the 
> directionality of the 
> user interface, not the content currently displayed.

The title clause in this example specifies dir=rtl. The UI should respect
it. If the UI is ltr, it should embed an rtl title.

Jony

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