[luatex] Vital RTL issues in LuaTeX

Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي ح Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي ح
Fri Apr 10 15:02:35 CEST 2009

On Fri, 10 Apr 2009 00:23:40 -0600, وفا خلیقی <vafakh9 at gmail.com> wrote:

>> You really should say: With RTL and plain LuaTeX. This is a macro
>> package issue.
> Maybe that is true for number 2 but not true definitely for number 1.

This is definitely a macro-package issue for number 1 also.

There is a difference of philosophy here: It is not the job of the engine  
to hardwire the bidi algorithm or any other implementation. This is the  
job of the macropackage. Then one has full control without having to  
fiddle with the engine.

Best wishes

Professor Idris Samawi Hamid, Editor-in-Chief
International Journal of Shi`i Studies
Department of Philosophy
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523

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