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Re: Article for wide review: Using Unicode controls for bidi text

From: Matitiahu Allouche <matial@il.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 10:54:19 +0300
To: "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: www-international@w3.org, www-international-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFC044C77F.3A4808D9-ONC22575D9.00274ED4-C22575D9.002B6D15@il.ibm.com>
   Hello, Richard!

A few comments.

1) "sripts" instead of "scripts" in the first right-margin block of 

2) In this same block, you announce "We also show an ASCII-only, 
visually-ordered version immediately afterwards that shows English text in 
lower case and Hebrew or Arabic in upper case".
However, in the example for using RLE/PDF, the ASCII version text is in 
logical order.

3) "Correspondances" => "Correspondences"  (several occurrences)

4) In the table, the order of the rows should be (for consistency):  LRE, 

5) In the "Correspondences" section, you may want to signal a significant 
difference between the effect of the Unicode control characters and the 
corresponding markup: the effect of dir="ltr"/"rtl" may apply to a whole 
page, or division while the effect of LRE/RLE is terminated at paragraph 

Shalom (Regards),  Mati
           Bidi Architect
           Globalization Center Of Competency - Bidirectional Scripts
           IBM Israel
           Phone: +972 2 5888802    Fax: +972 2 5870333    Mobile: +972 52 

"Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org> 
Sent by: www-international-request@w3.org
17/06/2009 20:34


Article for wide review: Using Unicode controls for bidi text


Comments are being sought on this article prior to final release. Please 
send any comments to www-international@w3.org. We expect to publish a 
final version in one to two weeks.

Richard Ishida
Internationalization Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

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