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

From: Shachar Shemesh <shachar@shemesh.biz>
Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2010 18:58:39 +0300
Message-ID: <4C0A742F.7040407@shemesh.biz>
To: Adil Allawi <adil@diwan.com>
CC: "Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin" <aharon@google.com>, "Phillips, Addison" <addison@lab126.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Ambrose LI <ambrose.li@gmail.com>, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, Bert Bos <bert@w3.org>, W3C style mailing list <www-style@w3.org>, "public-i18n-bidi@w3.org" <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>
Adil Allawi wrote:
> On 05/06/2010 15:49, Shachar Shemesh wrote:
>>> 4. <li style="text-align:match-parent; bullet-align:match-dir">HELLO 
>>> gives:
>>> * hello
>>>   OLLEH *
>>>
>>>   
>> Shouldn't that be:
>>
>> * hello
>>   OLLEH                                *
>> ?
>>
> Good question! I think it should not. Either the bullet should align 
> with the main bullet alignment or the text. In theory one could 
> specify your example with a value bullet-align:right but I think it is 
> better to have a use-case to show that such formatting is needed.
So you are saying that a three bullets list should look:
* hello
  OLLEH *
                                                 OLLEH *
?

I think:
* hello
  OLLEH                                                *
                                                 OLLEH *

makes more sense.

Shachar

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Shachar Shemesh
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Received on Saturday, 5 June 2010 20:06:12 GMT

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