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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Re: bidi override thoughts

At 16:57 2002 08 21 -0400, Norman Walsh wrote:
>/ Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com> was heard to say:
>| ...or adding another attribute especially for
>| triggering the bidi-override semantic.  I don't think there is any
>| need for further options to bidi-override, so if we add a new attribute,
>| it would just be a "boolean" attribute.
>Well, for consistency with HTML, and so that moving something from one
>context to another doesn't inadvertantly "flip" the direction, I think
>I'd be inclined to give it values of "left-to-right" and
>"right-to-left" rather than just make it boolean.

That's fine.  (If it has two choices, that's boolean to me.)

I assume there is never a need to say "go whatever direction
is the opposite to my parent", right?


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