[XeTeX] bidi vs luabidi and polyglossia with Hebrew

Khaled Hosny khaledhosny at eglug.org
Wed Jul 30 01:33:43 CEST 2014

On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 11:24:52PM +0000, Karljurgen Feuerherm wrote:
> * Why does this work with luabidi but not bidi? (or even, what¹s a likely
> reason)

It is likely because with current XeTeX nodes are reversed
unconditionally, so some starting \special node is coming after its
ending one, which confuses the XDV driver.

> * Is perhaps all of this likely to go away with the new XeTeX currently
> under discussion?

It should help.


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