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Re: Bidi Markup vs Unicode control characters

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2005 04:22:04 -0400
Message-ID: <4301A22C.1050503@inkedblade.net>
To: Tex Texin <tex@xencraft.com>
CC: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, 'WWW International' <www-international@w3.org>, Jony Rosenne <rosennej@qsm.co.il>

Tex Texin wrote:
> It is not clear to me that we need to insist on the document being
> coherent without css.
> 
> There are already many other things you can do with css that have that
> defect. If I use the :before or :after with  "content:" for example.
> 
> Similarly, without positioning information that is in css styles, some
> documents become unsolved jigsaw puzzles.

Designing documents in such a way is already a broken method, as the
document will not only break down in CSS-disabled browsers, but also
in browsers that do not support CSS (such as certain terminal apps)
and browsers that are not graphical (such as voice browsers).

~fantasai
Received on Tuesday, 16 August 2005 08:23:30 GMT

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