From: Peter Kirk (email@example.com)
Date: Thu Mar 25 2004 - 06:36:29 EST
On 24/03/2004 15:08, Asmus Freytag wrote:
> Let me rephrase it: I don't think I know of a scenario where it is
> critical for a resource limited device to support the selection of
> vs. non-vertical display of text.
> Unless there is some such scenario, there's no need to even speculate
> about alternatives to existing markup languages. I have not seen a
> credible scenario.
What about a cell phone or PDA for use in China. Some users may prefer
vertical display of text, but then the system needs to know what to do
with Latin etc text embedded in the Chinese. Isn't that a credible
scenario? Or are the Chinese to be forced to read their language
horizontally on all electronic devices?
-- Peter Kirk firstname.lastname@example.org (personal) email@example.com (work) http://www.qaya.org/
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