[luatex] Vital RTL issues in LuaTeX

وفا خلیقی vafakh9 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 13:29:40 CEST 2009

> I, personally, don't think we need to code any thing at the engine
> level, this just make things more complex and less flexible, lets take
> the example Taco pointed out, if we applied bidi algorithm on 3.5
> (chapter 3, section 5) it'll stay 3.5 regardless of text direction,
> however it should be 5.3 in RTL, and some people might disagree and say
> it should be 3.5 in all cases. If BiDi was hard coded in th engine, it'll
> just make things more complex, and one will need to put a Unicode 'right
> to left mark' before the dot. The same can be said for numbered lists
> etc.

You picked up the very wrong example. That is all I can say.  No, absolutely
the same can not be said about numbers and etc.
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