The test passes if the results of the test match the results from the reference test found at http://test.csswg.org/suites/css2.1/20110323/html4/right-ltr-ref.htm .
IE8 Mode and IE9 Mode (All Versions)
The results do not match the results of the reference test.
The test fails because alignment of child inline elements is incorrect when the parent and child are specified with different directions.
Section 2.1.33, V0049