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Re: [widgets] Span example

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 20:15:09 +0100
Message-ID: <b21a10671003161215j48e5ceafg41d76b7ae706c51b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, public-i18n-core@w3.org
Hi Richard,

Added the example at:

Please see also the examples for the dir attribute:

Thanks again for all your time and help!

On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 7:58 PM, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org> wrote:
> [This is a continuation of one part of the http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-i18n-core/2010JanMar/0043.html thread.]
> It addresses the comment:
> [[      7.16. The span Element  http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#the-span-element-and-its-attributes
> [2] I think the example could be improved by having something inside the span with punctuation (eg. exclamation mark) or such, and maybe the description should be in English - otherwise you'd probably want to put the dir on the widget tag and have English in the span. Should I try to find another example ?
> ]] at http://www.w3.org/International/reviews/0907-widgets-pc/
> Here's my proposed example (thanks to Aharon Lanin for helping with the Hebrew).  I made up something that might appear in a Hebrew widget, rather than an English one, since it's a little more realistic.
> <widget
>  xmlns="http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets"
>  xml:lang="he" dir="rtl">
>  <name xml:lang="en">GPS Weather!</name>
>  <description
>   יישומון ה-<span dir="rtl" xml:lang="en">GPS Weather!</span> מאפשר לך לבדוק את מזג האוויר בכל נקודת GPS ברחבי העולם.
>  </description>
> </widget>
> Here's a version ready to drop into HTML (I suggest you copy it as a unit, to avoid problems with the bidirectional text.)
> &lt;widget
>  xmlns=&quot;http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets&quot;
>  xml:lang=&quot;he&quot; dir=&quot;rtl&quot;&gt;
>  &lt;name xml:lang=&quot;en&quot;&gt;GPS Weather!&lt;/name&gt;
>  &lt;description
>   יישומון ה-&lt;span dir=&quot;rtl&quot; xml:lang=&quot;en&quot;&gt;GPS Weather!&lt;/span&gt; מאפשר לך לבדוק את מזג האוויר בכל נקודת GPS ברחבי העולם.
>  &lt;/description&gt;
> &lt;/widget&gt;

Marcos Caceres
Received on Tuesday, 16 March 2010 19:15:57 UTC

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