Re: Last Call: draft-snell-atompub-bidi (Atom BidirectionalAttribute) to Experimental RFC

"Frank Ellermann" <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de> Mon, 14 April 2008 09:26 UTC

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Subject: Re: Last Call: draft-snell-atompub-bidi (Atom BidirectionalAttribute) to Experimental RFC
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 11:29:52 +0200
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Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> as I said, otherwise, you could not express the fact that the
> direction of the text in the <bar> element above is "Not Known".
> Without dir="", you could not "cancel" the directionality of
> <foo> in its nested elements.

Well, yes, but so far the Web with all its (X)HTML pages never 
needed an "unknown direction" feature, why is this necessary
in ATOM ?  And how would you implement an "unknown direction",
toss a coin ?

 Frank

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