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Re: [inline bidi update] - Some comments

From: Lina Kemmel <LKEMMEL@il.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 18:48:09 +0200
To: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Cc: www-international@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFE8E87395.CDB1ACA8-ONC2257C7B.00507BCF-C2257C7B.005C53D3@il.ibm.com>
Hi Richard,

I think that directional embedding (without isolation) can
make sense when, for example, several opposite-direction
phrases are supplied by different content providers, but
actually form a single phrase.

<p dir=rtl>THE DOCUMENT SAYS:
   <span dir=ltr>Open: </span>
   <span dir=ltr>c:\myfile.txt</span>
</p>

The display in this case is expected to be:

   Open: c:\myfile.txt :SYAS TNEMUCOD EHT

However, when dir creates an isolation and each span as a
whole is treated by the containing paragraph like an object
replacement character, the display would be:

   c:\myfile.txtOpen:  :SYAS TNEMUCOD EHT

Regards,
Lina
Received on Monday, 10 February 2014 16:48:53 UTC

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