[luatex] \predisplaydirection from etex in luatex has no effect
khaledhosny at eglug.org
Thu Apr 8 15:18:12 CEST 2010
On Thu, Apr 08, 2010 at 02:11:39PM +0200, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Khaled Hosny wrote:
> > May preference is to treat left and right as "start of the line" and
> > "end of the line", so that existing macro code will give the logically
> > expected result when one switches direction (one setting equation number
> > to the right is actually expecting it at the start of the line).
> Ok, but that leaves the question whether \pardir or \mathdir decides
> on start/end. Vafa clearly prefers \mathdir, but I am not so sure myself.
I think, the equation number is related to paragraph and not math
direction as it is a general layout item i.e. if I'm setting a RTL math
equation inside a LTR document, I'll want all equation numbers to be on
the same side regardless of the actual direction of the equation itself.
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