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I think it is the best approach indeed. The worst we could have is an implicit recommendation to use ITS. Opening the debate may at least show if we consensually think this is the option to advocate.
Laurent

Le 13 janv. 2012 à 17:28, Martin Holmes a écrit :

> I didn't know TEI recommends this approach. I presume that means adding e.g.:
> 
> its:dir="rtl"
> 
> to any element which you want to specify as right-to-left.
> 
> If that's the recommended approach, I'd like to add a section to the Guidelines explaining how to use it.
> 
> Cheers,
> Martin
> 
> On 12-01-13 06:33 AM, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>> the Internationalization Tag Set (http://www.w3.org/TR/its/) was designed for
>> just this purpose, of indicating directionality. Is that what you mean? of course it does not
>> help with rendering it, thats down to your formatting engine, but ITS lets you
>> specify what you need.
>> 
>> Of course ITS works well with TEI. There is an example ODD showing
>> how to add it to P5
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>> 
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