[luatex] The effect of \pardir on \leftskip versus \parshape

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Dec 7 08:34:34 CET 2012

On 12/07/2012 08:09 AM, Joseph Wright wrote:
> On 06/12/2012 22:42, Joseph Wright wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Playing around with RTL primitives, I find something a bit strange, or
>> at least unexpected, with the treatment of paragraph parameters. In the
>> following, "\pardir TRT" swaps the effect of \leftskip and \rightskip,
>> which I can understand, but leaves the indent set up by \parshape on the
>> 'absolute' left (\hangindent is the same). Is this deliberate, and if so
>> is it documented (Omega manual?).

As far as I know, that was not documented. I cannot even see from the
source whether the curent behaviour was intentional or missed case. But
the real question is: does it need changing?

Best wishes,

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