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editing hebrew Re: vocalization and BIDI in SSML

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@sidar.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2003 19:17:53 +0200
Cc: "'David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk'" <David.Pawson@rnib.org.uk>, w3c-wai-pf@w3.org, www-voice@w3.org
To: Laura Werner <laura@bevocal.com>
Message-Id: <CD2D62AE-9CF9-11D7-A448-000A958826AA@sidar.org>

Well, I have only edited arabic XML pages (I know a little arabic but 
no hebrew) but the answer is that it is pretty easy with modern 
software. (Lucky for the billion odd people who speak arabic - as soon 
as they buy things they can use them instead of discovering they need 
to wait for a new version to be developed :)

Yes, you get a BiDi aware editor...



On Tuesday, Jun 10, 2003, at 18:53 Europe/Zurich, Laura Werner wrote:

> This does bring up the interesting question of how you'd *edit* an XML 
> page
> with Hebrew text content in the tags.  I think you'd need a BiDi-aware
> editor, treating the XML tags as LtR and the embedded Hebrew as RtL.  
> I'm
> not sure what you'd set the overall document orientation to.  Maybe a 
> user
> preference?
Received on Thursday, 12 June 2003 13:19:59 UTC

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