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Re: Please review: Strings and bidi

From: Najib Tounsi <ntounsi@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2017 23:26:08 +0100
To: r12a <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: "public-i18n-core@w3.org" <public-i18n-core@w3.org>, public-i18n-arabic@w3.org, public-i18n-hebrew@w3.org
Message-ID: <08f42ee6-b086-d6b5-cf43-92081145de54@emi.ac.ma>
Hi Richard,

- *Most important*. A typo
item 5 under section "Presented to an Arabic user, with no special steps"
One date is 2017-80-22. s/80/08/
Otherwise bidi problems would appear even more confusing.

- Less important. About the Arabic template for viewing the strings. 
Labels for Book Title ( عنوان كتاب)  and authors ( مؤلف) should have the 
definite article AL. (عنوان الكتاب) and (المؤلف).
To be coherent with the other label ISBN ( رقم المرجع).

- Personal opinion. After reading this new article, the other article 
"Requirements for Language and Direction Metadata in Data Formats" 
become more clear. So it would be a good " preliminary Reading" for the 


On 31/07/17 14:49, r12a wrote:
> Could you please take a quick look at this proposed new article.
> To help with discussions about the problems of handling strings in 
> bidi environments i put together an illustration of the major 
> problems, hoping it will be fairly accessible to people who know 
> little about the bidi algorithm, etc.
> I'd like to show this to the W3C TAG quite soon, since they asked for 
> something like it.
> By way of an internal review, could you let me know quickly if there 
> are any egregious issues that need to be addressed?
> thanks,
> ri
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