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Re: :first-letter and bidi reordering interaction

From: Behnam Esfahbod <behnam@esfahbod.info>
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 02:28:02 +0430
Message-ID: <40844B6A.50800@esfahbod.info>
To: W3 Style ML <www-style@w3.org>

fantasai wrote:
> 
> Matthew.van.Eerde@hbinc.com wrote:
> 
>>
>> Come to think of it, I don't know whether Hebrew has quotes.
>> Suppose they do, and suppose I render them as {}
>> where the } comes "first" (i.e., on the right) and the { comes "last" 
>> (i.e.,
>> on the left)
>> Then the bracketed content below should be green:
>>  <p>{MIYALAHSURE[Y}] is the Hebrew word for "Jerusalem."</p>
> 
> 
> The sentence is English, therefore the quotes should be English-style 
> quotes.
> We don't put french words in English sentences in guillemots, now do we?
> 
> "Apple" in French is "pomme".

Yes!  And also punctuation marks aren't Strong, in BiDi algorithm, so
they cannot be part of the quoted string.

-beee
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