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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).

Received on Tuesday, 16 August 2005 08:23:30 UTC

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