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Re: Authoring HTML: Handling Right-to-left Scripts, additional changes

From: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 13:52:03 +0000
Message-ID: <4A953E03.1050808@emi.ac.ma>
To: Matitiahu Allouche <matial@il.ibm.com>
CC: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, www-international@w3.org
Matitiahu Allouche wrote:
>
> This is a comment on the externalized text howto (at 
> http://www.w3.org/International/docs/bp-html-bidi/#externalized_text ).
>
> As far as I remember, putting LRE/RLE and PDF around a Javascript 
> message gives the required effect in Internet Explorer only if the 
> message is displayed on one line.  If the message spans multiple 
> lines, only the first line is affected.  At least this is what happens 
> for me with MS IE7 under WinXP SP2.  I have not checked what happens 
> with other browsers and other platforms.

This looks fine (putting RLE and PDF around a Javascript message which 
spans multiple lines)
 with other browsers on MacOSX 10.5.7 : Safari 3.2, Opera 9.5, Firefox 
3, Mozilla 1.1.16

Salam, Najib
>
> This bug/feature does not apply to titles and tooltips which are 
> always displayed as a single line.
>
>
> Shalom (Regards),  Mati
>           Bidi Architect
>           Globalization Center Of Competency - Bidirectional Scripts
>           IBM Israel
>           Phone: +972 2 5888802    Fax: +972 2 5870333    Mobile: +972 
> 52 2554160
>
>
>
> From: 	"Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>
> To: 	<www-international@w3.org>
> Date: 	13/08/2009 22:10
> Subject: 	Authoring HTML: Handling Right-to-left Scripts, additional 
> changes
> Sent by: 	www-international-request@w3.org
>
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>
>
> I have implemented the feedback received on this document in the 
> editor's version at
> http://www.w3.org/International/docs/bp-html-bidi/
>
> I have also, after further discussions, made some further changes as 
> follows:
>
> 1. changed Best Practices to Techniques throughout (and just removed 
> from the title)
>
> 2. created 3 new techniques
> http://www.w3.org/International/docs/bp-html-bidi/#scrollbar
> http://www.w3.org/International/docs/bp-html-bidi/#iso_encoding
> http://www.w3.org/International/docs/bp-html-bidi/#externalized_text
>
> 3. redesigned 
> http://www.w3.org/International/docs/bp-html-bidi/uanotes and changed 
> the links after each technique so that there is only one now, pointing 
> to a section in the uanotes document.  The uanotes document contains a 
> short summary of any browser-specific note and pointers to tests and 
> results for more information.  It also contains links to the 
> appropriate section or sections of the techniques index so you can 
> find more information. This document still needs some more work.
>
>
> If you have any comments on the above, please send to this list. 
>  Barring showstoppers, I'd like to publish the final version in about 
> a week to ten days.
>
> Thanks.
> RI
>
>
> ============
> Richard Ishida
> Internationalization Lead
> W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)
>
> http://www.w3.org/International/
> http://rishida.net/
>


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