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

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 22:13:47 +0100
Message-ID: <537E688B.1030301@w3.org>
To: "Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin" <aharon@google.com>, fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
CC: Simon Montagu <smontagu@mozilla.com>, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad@google.com>, "Amir E. Aharoni" <amir.aharoni@mail.huji.ac.il>, jfkthame@gmail.com, "public-i18n-bidi@w3.org" <public-i18n-bidi@w3.org>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, WWW International <www-international@w3.org>
On 10/02/2014 19:20, Aharon (Vladimir) Lanin wrote:
>     The issue is (as the title says) whether Arabic letters connect between
>     elements with 'display: inline', for example in this case:
>        <p>foo<span color="blue">bar</span>baz</p>
> I think that there is little question that this is useful. And, barring
> complications like font changes, it works in IE and FF. That it doesn't
> work in WebKit and Blink is a bug.

Fwiw, here's an example where you'd want to do that. Omantel is the 
primary provider of internet services in Oman. (see the attachment)


(image/jpeg attachment: two-tone-arabic-word.jpg)

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