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RE: CSS vs. markup for bidi support

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 13:46:35 +0100
To: "'fantasai'" <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, "'WWW International'" <www-international@w3.org>
Message-ID: <006c01c7ea3a$a2757d40$6701a8c0@rishida>

Hi fantasai,

Thanks for coming back on that point, which got overlooked during the last

I have changed the text at
http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-bidi-css-markup.en.php#xhtml to
clearly reflect the expectation that the HTML semantics are used for XHTML
1.0 served as application/xhtml+xml.

I have not mentioned the namespace question, though my inclination is to
agree with Bert on that (thanks Bert).


Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: fantasai [mailto:fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net] 
> Sent: 28 August 2007 15:22
> To: 'WWW International'; 'Richard Ishida'
> Subject: FAQ: CSS vs. markup for bidi support
> I was looking at
>    http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-bidi-css-markup
> yesterday and noticed that there's still a major error in 
> this section:
>    http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-bidi-css-markup#xhtml
> Specifically, because namespacing allows XHTML to be 
> recognized as XHTML even in compound documents, XHTML 'dir' 
> attributes should work in browsers even when the document is 
> served as XML.
> I mentioned this in 2005..
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-international/2005JulS
> but it appears it still has not been fixed. :(
> ~fantasai
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