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Re: [CSS21] bidi, text-align, and list markers

From: Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 14:25:40 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTimGT_Mv2U3xm75_si49CK_ilJb3AmqOsP-XjScu@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>
On 2 June 2010 14:12, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com> wrote:
> I disagree to regarding the placement of the list marker. For Boris'
> example.
>
>    * 123 WERBEH
>    * latin latin
>    * latin latin
>
>
> To achieve this, an author can use a child element.
>
> <ul>
>  <li><span dir="rtl">HEBREW 123</span></li>
>  <li>latin latin</li>
>  <li>latin latin</li>
> </ul>

But wouldn't it be very counterintuitive to have <li dir=rtl> mean
something different than <li><span dir=rtl> ?

As an uninformed author (i.e., one that is not following this list
closely), I find it very surprising that I'll have to use a child
element when I can set the direction in the list item.
-- 
cheers,
-ambrose
Received on Wednesday, 2 June 2010 18:26:16 GMT

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