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Re: [backstage] Persian news IM bot now on Jabber (and other updates)

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2006 00:32:46 -0500
Message-ID: <440FBDFE.4020603@inkedblade.net>
To: 'WWW International' <www-international@w3.org>

Martin Duerst wrote:
> 
> Of course, the Atom way is not the only way of doing this;
> it would be great if there were less overhead (e.g. not
> requiring the <div> element). It might also be helpful
> if the dir attribute can be inherited from an overall
> element (e.g. for a feed that's all right-to-left (rtl).
> But inheriting an attribute from outside into the namespace
> it actually belongs may not be the best idea for robustness.

The /attribute/ doesn't get inherited: only its effect does.
So for example, in a CSS-based processor, the attribute sets a
'direction' property whose value gets inherited. The attribute
itself only appears in the element on which it was specified.

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 9 March 2006 05:33:16 GMT

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