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Re: Authoring HTML: Handling Right-to-left Scripts, additional changes

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2009 00:13:38 -0400
To: "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>
Cc: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>, Matitiahu Allouche <matial@il.ibm.com>, Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>, www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090826041338.GF19119@mercury.ccil.org>
"Martin J. Dürst" scripsit:

> I agree with your comments re. presentation order. But the word 'visual' 
> is more than historical, and is justified by more than a simple 
> 'parochial' LTR assumption. Visual contains explicit linebreaks, and 
> does not use subruns that go the other way (for 'logical', such subruns 
> are used at least for numbers, if not for embeddings). 

Fair enough.

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        --Quentin Crisp                         http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
Received on Wednesday, 26 August 2009 04:14:20 UTC

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