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Re: [css-text] Arabic letters connecting between elements with display: inline

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2014 19:51:13 +0100
To: Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin <aharon@google.com>
Cc: Lina Kemmel <LKEMMEL@il.ibm.com>, "Amir E. Aharoni" <amir.aharoni@mail.huji.ac.il>, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@behdad.org>, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@google.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>, jfkthame@gmail.com, "public-i18n-bidi@w3.org" <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>, Simon Montagu <smontagu@mozilla.com>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20140223195113150896.734a477a@xn--mlform-iua.no>
My example with the Google logo might not be so valid, since Google 
uses the same font style and font weight in all its characters - it 
only differs color and color still counts as same font (face, style, 
and weight). But nevertheless, logos is a case were one might want to 
vary each character in the word by more - or other things - than by 

Leif Halvard Silli

Leif Halvard Silli, Sun, 23 Feb 2014 17:45:36 +0100:
> Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin, Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:16:51 +0200:
>> No idea. Why would someone do that?
> You work in Google? Here is an answer to you question:
> <div class=GoogleLogo color=blue
>                >G<span color=red
>                >o</span><span color=yellow
>                >o</span>
>                 g<span color=green
>                >l</span><span color=red
>                >e</span>
> </div>
> Leif Halvard Silli
>> On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 3:07 PM, Lina Kemmel <LKEMMEL@il.ibm.com> wrote:
>>>> Not sure what you mean. To state the obvious, as opposed to Arabic
>>>> where the same Unicode character is used in any position in the word,
>>>> and the desired form is chosen by the renderer automatically, in Hebrew
>>>> different Unicode characters are used for the final and non-final forms
>>>> (for those few characters that have final forms).
>>> I thought about spell-checking and auto-complete, but sorry - it's
>>> relevant not only for final letters and not only for Hebrew.
>>> <div spellcheck="true" contenteditable="true">
>>> Wel<span style="color:blue; margin:10px;">l done</span></div>
>>> Should it indicate misspelling?
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