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[whatwg] Relationship to Charmod and Charmod Norm

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 10:44:36 +0200
Message-ID: <45027A3C-910D-4DA7-A156-FC649076A853@iki.fi>
On Nov 11, 2006, at 01:13, Fran?ois Yergeau wrote:

> Henri Sivonen a ?crit :
>> Does C003 in Charmod outlaw bdo?
>
> Nope.  bdo is simply an assertion by the author that the  
> presentation order is not the usual one for the script.  The text  
> is still stored, interchanged and processed in logical order.

To me, the definition of bdo in HTML 4.01 makes it look like bdo  
exists to support visual Hebrew. I thought the whole point of C003  
was to ban visual Hebrew.

What should Web Apps 1.0 say about visual Hebrew?

I've documented what I've done in the Charmod area so far:
http://blog.whatwg.org/charmod-checking
http://blog.whatwg.org/charmod-norm-checking

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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