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Re: [CSS Marquee] i18n comment 1: RTL without direction

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 14:23:30 -0700
Message-ID: <489A1652.5050007@inkedblade.net>
To: ishida@w3.org
CC: public-i18n-core@w3.org, www-style@w3.org

ishida@w3.org wrote:
> Comment from the i18n review of:
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-css3-marquee-20080801/
> 
> Comment 1
> At http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0808-css3-marquee/
> Editorial/substantive: S
> Tracked by: RI
> 
> Location in reviewed document:
> 8 [http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-css3-marquee-20080801/#the-marquee-direction]
> 
> Comment: 
> Thank you for considering RTL scripts when specifying marquees throughout the spec.
> Much appreciated. 
>  
> What will be the situation when the css direction property is not set explicitly,
> but the markup indicates that the directional context is right to left, ie. in
> HTML? 

Typically in a CSS implementation the markup would map to the appropriate
CSS declarations at the UA style sheet level in the cascade. It's probably
a good idea to note in the spec that it's expected for other sources of
bidi information to map to the corresponding 'direction' values.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 6 August 2008 21:24:08 GMT

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