[luatex] a bidi package for LaTeX in LuaTeX

Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي ح Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي ح
Mon Mar 30 00:41:37 CEST 2009

Hi Yannis,

On Sun, 29 Mar 2009 16:31:29 -0600, Yannis Haralambous  
<yannis.haralambous at telecom-bretagne.eu> wrote:

> Take for example a medial noon followed by a fah. The stroke starting  
> from the top of the medial noon and arriving at the highest position of  
> the fah should be unique, unbreakable and perfectly drawn.

Indeed, that is mandatory, and NF_mm_f [medial Nuun + medial or final  
Faa****] is a good example.

> When you start breaking it into pieces and inserting extra stuff you  
> have lost the dynamics of Arabic script.

or the pieces have to seemlessly fit together to give the appearance of  

Best wishes

**** I have worked out a new nomenclature for these kinds of thing, which  
I hope to publish soon...

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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