Tutorial: Creating Bidi XHTML/HTML Pages
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By following this tutorial you should be able to:
- create effective XHTML and HTML pages containing text written in the Arabic or Hebrew (or other right-to-left) scripts,
- understand the basics of how the Unicode bidirectional algorithm works, so that you can understand why bidirectional text behaves the way it does, and how to work around problems,
- take decisions about the appropriateness of alternatives to markup.
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