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Tag(s): qa-bidi-css-markup

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Updated articles on bidi topics

The following articles have been updated and reviewed by the Internationalization Working Group. If you have additional comments, please send them using the “Leave a comment” link at the bottom right of the page.

How to use Unicode controls for bidi text
see the changes on github

Unicode controls vs. markup for bidi support
see changes on github

CSS vs. markup for bidi support
see changes on github

Changes include the following:

* added a quick answer
* removed background sections now that we have other articles that deal with that information (pointed to those)
* clarified the distinction between structural/block markup and inline markup wrt control character usage in a new section
* expanded the section on inline issues to take into account HTML5-related developments
* introduced concept of isolation, including RLI/LRI/FSI/PDI
* removed out of date references and quotations
* introduced the concept of tightly-wrapping all opposite-direction phrases from the HTML article
* basically rewrote everything to make it cleaner, clearer and more snappy
* replaced outdated spec links and quotes
* added reference to polyglot
* pointed to the HTML5 rendering section rather than providing a CSS template (which was out of date) in the document

New translation: CSS versus marcação para suporte bidirecional

Thanks to Gaston Diego Valente the FAQ-based article “CSS vs. markup for bidi support” has now been translated into Portuguese.

New translation: Hojas de estilo en cascada en contraposición al etiquetado para la compatibilidad bidireccional

Thanks to Gaston Diego Valente the FAQ-based article “CSS vs. markup for bidi support” has now been translated into Spanish.

New translation: Obsługa bidi – style CSS czy znaczniki?

Thanks to Sebastian Backstone the FAQ-based article “CSS vs. markup for bidi support” has now been translated into Polish (language negotiated).

Categories: Translation

New translation: CSS vs. Markup für bidirektionale Dokumente

Thanks to Jens Meiert the FAQ-based article “CSS vs. markup for bidi support” has now been translated into German (language negotiated).

Categories: Translation

New article: CSS vs. markup for bidi support

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FAQ-based article: Should I use CSS or markup to correctly format Unicode-based bidi text in HTML and XML-based markup languages?

By Richard Ishida, W3C.

Categories: Articles, New resource

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