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It should be easier to specify direction for RTL script users #263
I may be missing something, but is it correct to assume that a person trying to use TTML for Arabic or Hebrew or any of the many other languages using so-called RTL scripts will need to explicitly add the
One way to approach this might be to allow a file-wide default direction to be set, like using <html dir="ltr" in HTML.
Another may be to make the default
Hi @r12a I can't answer many of your recent issue questions but this one I think I can:
So, no it is not correct to make that assumption.
It is not necessary that the issue remain open for the original commenter to make a comment to that effect. If the reporter wants to re-open the issue because they are dissatisfied, then they can do so; however, there is no need for us to keep it open lacking substantive input.
The Working Group just discussed
The full IRC log of that discussion<nigel> Topic: ttml2#263 It should be easier to specify direction for RTL script users
<nigel> github: https://github.com//issues/263
<nigel> Nigel: I see that Richard has closed this on the i18n tracker, so I think this is all done.
<nigel> Glenn: Part of this was education. On May 11 we resolved to take no action and mark as
<nigel> .. works for me.
<nigel> SUMMARY: No further action to take (WG already agreed disposition)