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Re: dir isolation tests

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2014 11:31:14 +0100
Message-ID: <53B530F2.3000102@w3.org>
To: Matitiahu Allouche <matitiahu.allouche@gmail.com>, 'www International' <www-international@w3.org>, public-i18n-bidi@w3.org
Great, thanks!
RI

On 03/07/2014 10:08, Matitiahu Allouche wrote:
>     Hello, Richard!
>
> I have looked at the tests ( http://www.w3.org/International/tests/repository/html5/the-dir-attribute/results-dir-isolation ) and found nothing  wrong.
> --
> Shalom (Regards),  Mati
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Ishida [mailto:ishida@w3.org]
> Sent: Monday, June 16, 2014 7:46 PM
> To: www International; public-i18n-bidi@w3.org
> Subject: dir isolation tests
>
> I wrote some tests to check whether browsers support bidi isolation of elements with dir attributes, and whether they treat such elements in the same way as a neutral character wrt the surrounding text.
>
> No browser yet does that by default, though we are expecting that that will soon change.
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> You can see the tests by clicking on the links to the left of the tables at http://www.w3.org/International/tests/repository/html5/the-dir-attribute/results-dir-isolation.
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> In a second table, lower down that page, are results for the same tests when a CSS shim is used, as recommended by our bidi articles for content authors[1].  With the exception of IE and a rare case in Firefox (for now), you can see that the shim produces good results.
>
> I plan to submit a pull request to include these in the HTML test suite soon.  If you have any comments, please send to these lists asap.
>
> Thanks,
> RI
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> [1] http://www.w3.org/International/articles/inline-bidi-markup/#html5markup
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